A woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint outside of a St. Cloud pharmacy on Christmas evening, according to St. Cloud Police. The robbery took place after 5 p.m. on Wednesday evening in the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy at 2420 W. Division Street. A 32-year-old St. Cloud woman was approached by a male gunman who demanded her purse. The suspect is described as a white male, 25-30 years of age and between 5’8″-5’9″ with a thin build. He had facial hair, including a goatee, and wore a black hooded sweatshirt and dark blue jeans.
Campus security at the University of Minnesota continues their investigation of an attempted robbery earlier this week. And they want you to see a new picture of a suspect. Students were on lockdown Monday after a robber used a gun to try and steal a laptop computer from a woman.
Police are asking for the public’s help to identify an armed robber.
St. Paul Police say they’ve arrested a man they believe tried to rob a convenience store at gunpoint, striking a child in the process.
St. Paul Police say an armed man struck a child while attempting to rob a convenience store on the city’s east side last week.
A Minneapolis man who authorities believe may be the serial bank robber called “Man In Black” has been indicted in federal court.
On Thursday afternoon, Mark Edward Wetch, 49, was charged with 13 counts of armed bank robbery in connection to 13 bank robberies between March 9, 2011 and Jan. 3, 2012.
His indictment alleges that Wetsch robbed a bank in Brewster, Alexandria, Hastings, St. Peter, Albertville, Richfield, Gaylord, Hampton, Faribault, Eden Prairie, Cologne and two in Minneapolis.
The amount Wetsch allegedly stole is said to be approximately $69,104.
If convicted, Wetsch could face up to 25 years in prison for each charge.
Minneapolis Police are looking for the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a grocery/convenience store in south Minneapolis on Oct. 4.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in tracking down an armed bank robber.
A 91-year-old Minnesota man and his 82-year-old wife say they weren’t scared, but the guy trying to rob them sure was.