Police: Unattended purse leads to stolen car | News
A woman?s car was stolen after she discovered the keys missing from her purse while she visited a nightclub, according to a release from the Madison Police Department.
The 53-year-old Madison woman said she left her purse unattended for a short time Sunday night while she was at a nightclub on Applegate Court.
The woman?s car was spotted and stopped by a Dane County Sheriff?s deputy near the intersection of Stoughton Road and Pflaum Road.
Leo E. Cowan, 45, of Madison, was arrested on suspicion of theft and operating a vehicle without the owner?s consent.