Man mugged at knifepoint near downtown La Crosse

La Crosse police are investigating a mugging at knifepoint that happened on the 400 bock of 6th Street South on Monday night.

The police report states a man was walking to Kwik Trip at 11:30p.m. when another man approached him on 6th Street South and asked for a light for his cigarette. He then pulled out a four-inch knife and stole $43 in cash and a $2 winning scratch off ticket from the victim.

The victim described the man with the knife as:

Black male
140 lbs
Short spiked black hair Blue polo jeans Light mustache

If you have any information on this incident, call the La Crosse Police Department at (608) 789-7200.