Cord found strung over Madison bike path

Madison police have found another cord strung across a Madison bike path. Multiple cords were found in the same location in the past week. They pose a serious safety hazard, particularly for cyclists. The below is an excerpt from the story by NBC15 WMTV:

In its latest report, MPD officers who were patrolling the area Wednesday in response to the earlier reports when they spotted the cord around 4 a.m. along the bridge that goes over the Cannonball and Capitol paths, near Allied Drive, on the City’s west side.

The police department points out that it once again was hanging at a dangerous level, approximately neck-level for a bicycle rider.

The MPD statement assured the community that its investigation into the incidents remains active. However, the department also urges people to remain vigilant when riding and to report any information they may have about the cords…

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to Dane Co. Crime Stoppers at 608-255-2345.

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