Monday, June 26, 2006

Multiple Armed Robberies Of Persons - Minneapolis Style

[Hat tip to The Watcher]

The Minneapolis Police SAFE Unit has issued a Crime Alert following a string of armed robberies in the (everyone say it together) once-safe Lowry Hill East neighborhood of Minneapolis:

Robbery of Person June 26, 2006

Lowry Hill East Neighborhood


Overnight on June 24 and 25, there were three similar robberies by the same suspects. The first robbery occurred on June 24 at approximately 10:30 p.m. near 2700 Dupont Ave. S. The second was on June 25 at 1:30 a.m. near 2900 Dupont Ave. S. Half an hour later, the third robbery occurred at 2:00 a.m. on the 2700 block of Fremont Ave. S. In all cases the suspects demanded money from the victims. They were armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun.

Suspect information:

The suspects were described as four black males between 18-20 years old, medium build, 5'8"-5'10". One was wearing a blue bandana over his face, with a black hoodie and blue shorts. Another suspect wore a white bandana over his face with a black hoodie and a black stocking type baseball hat. The others were also in dark hoodies.
Beware visiting Democratic National Convention Location Committee - this probably isn't too far from where you are staying.

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