TV news crew attacked in Madison

A TV news crew reporting on the damage left by protesters on State Street in Madison were attacked early Tuesday morning while they were on the air.

The reporter/photographer crew from NBC 15 (WMTV-TV) was reporting from the 600 block of State Street at around 5 a.m. when a looter attacked, according to police.

Officers found the suspected attacker and took him into custody.

The attack is one of more than one hundred documented attacks on reporters across the country since the civil unrest began.