WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Police: University Of Minnesota Student Robbed At Gunpoint

View Comments
(credit: ThinkStock)

(credit: ThinkStock)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Why Is The Jury Taking So Long In Ventura Trial? Law Professor Weighs In
  2. Funeral Held For Gopher Legend McNamara
  3. QB Race On At Vikes' Training Camp
  4. WCCO Interview: Children's Defense Fund Study
  5. Human Cannonball Blows Minds At Canterbury

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police are investigating after a female University of Minnesota student was the victim of an armed robbery late last week.

Authorities said the incident happened at about 10:20 p.m. last Thursday near the area of 11th Avenue SE and 7th Street SE, just a few blocks from the U of M campus. Police said the victim and a friend were walking northbound on 11th Avenue when they encountered a group of six men.

As the two walked through the group, the men surrounded them and one of them pointed a gun. The suspects then took the victim’s purse, iPhone and other valuables before the group fled the area. Neither the victim nor her friend was injured.

Police said the only description they have of the suspect with the gun is that he was a man, about 5-feet, 10-inches tall and 20 to 25 years old. He was wearing dark clothing at the time of the incident. Minneapolis Police said the incident is under investigation, and anyone with information should call police at (612) 692-8477.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus