MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis, New Brighton and Fridley police departments are asking for the public’s help in identifying two armed men who may have robbed two gas stations in the past week.
The first robbery happened at 5:45 a.m. last Friday at a New Brighton gas station near Silver Lake Road and West River Road, according to Minneapolis Police.
Investigators think the same men may have robbed a Fridley SuperAmerica at 5667 University Ave. NE on Thursday morning, also at 5:45 a.m. A shot was fired during Thursday’s robbery, but no one was injured.
The suspects are described as black men in their 20s, and both are taller than 5 feet 10 inches.
Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Ed Sypniewski of New Brighton Police at 651-288-4100 or Det. Perry Jones of Fridley Police at 763-572-3639.
(credit: New Brighton Police)