WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Authorities: Woman Sexually Assaulted, Robbed In Mpls.

View Comments
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things To Know For August 19, 2014
  2. Goin' To The Lake: A Look Back At Summer 2014
  3. Mpls. Residents Complain Over Target Field Lights
  4. Twin Cities Rabbits Featured In New Viral Video
  5. Mike A, Jamie Take On Ice Bucket Challenge

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a woman was sexually assaulted after walking home from a Minneapolis bus stop early Saturday morning.

At 2 a.m., the victim rode the bus home from downtown Minneapolis to East 34th Street and Chicago Avenue South. While walking home from the bus stop, she believes a man followed her from downtown, grabbed her and dragged her to an isolated area where she was sexually assaulted. She was also robbed of her cell phone and jacket, which had other items.

The suspect is described as a black man, 30 to 40 years old, 6-foot to 6-foot-2, thin build, dark complexion and wearing a black puffy jacket.

Authorities remind pedestrians to use extra caution and to be aware of strangers loitering in their area. If possible, travel in groups or pairs – especially in the dark.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Melissa Banham at 612-673-2869.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,794 other followers