UW Madison investigating alleged confrontation between university employee and protesters
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The University of Wisconsin is investigating after an Instagram post shared by @bipocatwisco alleged that a university employee attempted to run over protesters near Madison’s Capitol on Friday.
@bipocatwisco, an Instagram account dedicated to sharing the experiences of Black, Indigenous, and people of color on campus, posted a video Saturday showing a confrontation between a man on a motorcycle and four protesters.
The Instagram account identifies the motorcyclist as a university employee.
A university spokesperson said they are investigating the incident and will take appropriate action once the investigation is complete. Until then, UW will offer no further comments.
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