‘U’ Police Investigate Knifepoint Robberies

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — University of Minnesota police say two people were robbed at knifepoint at a bus stop last Monday morning.

The robberies happened at the Blegen Hall bus stop on Washington Avenue at about 4:45 a.m. on July 3.

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(credit: U of M Police)

The victims, who are not affiliated with the U, told police that a man pulled a knife on them and demanded their valuables.

He fled the scene after getting their possessions, and neither victim was hurt.

The witnesses describe the suspect as a black man in his 20s who stands about 5-foot-3-inches tall. He is bald and wears thick eyeglasses. He was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call U of M Police at 612-624-2677 (COPS).

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