Man breaks into Langdon Street Fraternity, uses samurai sword to cause damage, open doors

MPD reports it is unknown if any items were taken from the scene

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Wednesday, a man broke into the Delta Chi fraternity house on the 100 block of Langdon Street, going through several rooms and prying some open with a samurai sword, according to Madison Police Department.

The suspect, described as a Black man with short blonde dreads according to MPD, fled the scene after being confronted by residents. A samurai sword found in the house was used to open doors and cause damage, but it is unknown at this time if any items were taken from the residence. 

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MPD is reviewing video footage from the incident and asks anyone with information to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014 or at 


This article was published Aug 23, 2020 at 1:24 pm and last updated Aug 23, 2020 at 6:21 pm


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