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 East, 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.
Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help to find three men who could be linked to several armed robberies of sandwich restaurants.
Authorities said Friday they are investigating two more robberies near the University of Minnesota this week and two arrests have been made in connection with a Nov. 20 incident.
Police are warning north Minneapolis residents to take precautions after a spike in robberies – 75 percent of them armed – in the precinct.
Authorities say a tip from an ex-wife pointed them to a Sartell man suspected in a string of armed robberies along Interstate 94 from the St. Cloud area to the Minneapolis suburbs. Police released a security video after a masked man robbed a Burger King in Maple Grove Wednesday. The ex-wife of 34-year-old Douglas Wayne Gravelle saw the video on the news and told police he wore the same clothes at a child support hearing. She said he’s addicted to prescription drugs and unemployed.
A 42-year-old Fridley man has pleaded guilty to robbing two Twin Cities’ shoe stores in early January, the United States Attorney’s Office announced.
Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who is accused of assaulting and robbing five cab drivers at knifepoint in the past two days.
A 26-year-old Minneapolis man was indicted Wednesday in federal court for allegedly robbing three metro convenience stores and the same Minneapolis Jimmy John’s sandwich shop twice with a sawed-off shotgun, the Justice Department said.
Police are warning residents and students to be vigilant of their surrounding after multiple related robberies – at least one armed – occurred in St. Cloud Tuesday night.
A 21-year-old Inver Grove Heights man was sentenced to nine years in prison in St. Paul Federal Court Friday for the June 2011 armed robberies of Super America stores of Maplewood and White Bear Lake.
Minneapolis Police and Crime Stoppers are looking for a suspect who they believe is responsible for at least seven armed robberies in Minneapolis and three other cities.
Minneapolis Police say they’re looking for a man believed to have robbed at least four different stores with a shotgun throughout October.
Authorities in West Fargo, Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn., are investigating a string of armed robberies.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested for the attempted armed robbery of an Aldi Foods in Coon Rapids, according to police.
Investigators are trying to find out if a string of armed robberies in the metro are related.