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2nd Man Charged In State Fair Armed Robbery

A second man has been charged in federal court for the first armed robbery at the Minnesota State Fair. On Aug. 29 robbers got away with more than $100,000 from the Craft Brewers exhibit at the Agriculture Horticulture Building.

10/01/2014

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Alert: St. Thomas Students Robbed At Gunpoint

University of St. Thomas officials have issued a safety alert saying two students and their friends were robbed early Sunday morning by two men, one of whom reportedly had a gun.

09/29/2014

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2 Arrested In State Fair Armed Robbery

Minnesota State Fair officials say two people are now arrested in connection with the armed robbery where suspects took more than $10,000 from a fair exhibit. The robbery occurred on Friday, Aug. 29 at the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild exhibit at the Agriculture Horticulture Building.

09/18/2014

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1 Arrested In Minn. State Fair Armed Robbery

Minnesota State Fair officials say one person is in custody in connection with the armed robbery that occurred at the fair on Aug. 29.

09/17/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In Fridley Adult Entertainment Store Armed Robbery

The Fridley Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in an armed robbery at an adult entertainment store. Police said the incident happened at about 10:52 a.m. on Aug. 22. At Fantasy Gifts House on the 1000 block of East Moore Lake Drive in Fridley.

09/09/2014

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Armed Robbers Take $10K From State Fair Beer Exhibit

Police say last Friday, on a day when 145,000 people entered the gates of the Minnesota State Fair, a small group of armed robbers was among them. State Fair General Manager Jerry Hammer calls it a bold crime, considering the huge police presence.

09/03/2014

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Man’s Hi-Def Home Surveillance Helps Nab 5 Armed Robbers

The chilling kidnapping and robbery of a young woman in Minneapolis was captured on high-definition surveillance cameras. It happened early last Tuesday morning in south Minneapolis. In the video, you can see a woman walking with two of the suspects down Lyndale Avenue. Look closely, and you can see she is in a headlock.

08/05/2014

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Police: Reward Offered To Find Minneapolis Armed Robber

Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help to find a suspect in an attempted armed robbery of a business on July 26. Authorities said on that day, a man walked into a gas station on the 2600 block of Broadway Avenue in Minneapolis with a mask on and displayed a silver semi-automatic handgun.

08/04/2014

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‘U’ Police: 2 Research Assistants Robbed At Gunpoint

University of Minnesota Police says two research assistants were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday on the West Bank campus. The robbery happened just before 2 a.m. just north of Mondale and Willey halls. The victims say two suspects approached them and one showed a gun.

07/30/2014

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Roseville Pawn Shop Robbery Suspect Arrested In Georgia

Police say one man has been arrested in Georgia in connection with a July 21 robbery of a Roseville pawn shop, while another is still at-large. Roseville Police said Marvin Lee Spencer, 24, was arrested without incident Tuesday by the U.S. Marshal’s Office at a hotel in Doraville, Ga.

07/30/2014

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Police: Suspect At Large After Shooting Man In Northfield Robbery

Northfield Police are searching for a suspect who shot a man during an armed robbery early Tuesday morning. Police responded to reports of shots fired at about 12:15 a.m. in the area of Highway 3 and 3rd Street West.

07/29/2014

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Police Seeking Suspect In Minneapolis Armed Robbery

Police are looking for a suspect after a convenience store was held up at gunpoint Saturday morning, but the store owner also took his own action. Minneapolis Police responded to a report of an armed robbery just before 9 a.m. at the Handy Stop on the 2600 block of West Broadway Avenue.

07/26/2014

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Teen Arrested Following Wis. Bank Robbery

A 19-year-old man is in custody after authorities in western Wisconsin arrested him Wednesday in connection to a bank robbery. The robbery happened just after noon at Sterling Bank in Rice Lake, Wis., the local police department said. A suspect entered the bank, showed a gun, and got an undisclosed amount of money before running off.

07/17/2014

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Police: 2 Robbed At Gunpoint Near ‘U’

Two people were robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot near the University of Minnesota’s West Bank campus early Tuesday morning. Minneapolis Police say the crime occurred at about 2:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the Hard Times Café at 1821 Riverside Ave.

06/24/2014

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Arrest Made In Jewelry Store Robbery Where Suspect Shot, Killed Himself

A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a failed jewelry store armed robbery where the suspect shot and killed himself, Woodbury authorities announced Sunday.

06/22/2014

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Officials Seek Info On Armed Robbery In Sherburne Co.

Officials in central Minnesota are asking for information about an armed robbery Friday in Santiago Township. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott says a man with a handgun walked into the Santiago Country Store on 2080 165th Ave. Southeast.

06/13/2014

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Police Investigate Possible Link Between Restaurant Robberies

Two armed men armed men allegedly robbed an Old Country Buffet in Richfield, Minn. around 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Officials said the two men entered the restaurant, located on East 66th Street, and held numerous employees at gun point. They were able to leave with a undisclosed amount of money from the restaurant’s safe.

04/18/2014

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Police: 16-Year-Old Robbed At Gunpoint, Punched In Sauk Rapids

The Sauk Rapids Police Department is asking for the public’s help after a 16-year-old boy was robbed and punched early Sunday afternoon. Police say at 6 p.m. the teen victim was walking along the street near 6th Avenue North and 7th Street North in Sauk Rapids when two cars stopped beside him.

04/14/2014

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FBI, Brooklyn Park Police Search For Bank Robber

The FBI and Brooklyn Park Police are looking for a man who robbed a U.S. Bank by gunpoint Thursday afternoon. Police say a man with a black handgun walked into the bank located on 7600 Broadway Ave. at 1:30 p.m. and ordered everyone to get on the ground. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled westbound on 76th Avenue in a gray or silver GMC Yukon or Cadillac Escalade.

04/10/2014

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Police Investigate Link Between New Hope & Crystal Robberies

New Hope Police are investigating an armed robbery at a restaurant Friday morning. The robbery occurred at the Pizza Hut at 7500 Bass Lake Road at 10 a.m., when two suspects entered the restaurant and showed an employee a dark-colored handgun. The men then tied up a female employee, who was able to call police after they left. She was not injured during the robbery.

04/04/2014

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Police Seek 2 Suspects In St. Cloud Motel Armed Robbery

St. Cloud Police are investigating after two men robbed a St. Cloud Super 8 Motel early Tuesday morning. Police say the two men entered the motel at around 6:48 a.m., one of them armed with a handgun, demanded money and then left without further incident.

04/02/2014

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Waite Park Police Search For Armed Robber

A man robbed a Waite Park gas station Saturday evening with a partially-concealed handgun, according to police. The robbery happened at the Super America at 29 3rd Street NE at about 9 p.m. The suspect, described as a white man in his 40s, showed the clerk a gun which was partially-covered by an orange glove.

03/30/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In Alexandria Gas Station Robbery

Authorities in northwestern Minnesota are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery that resulted in a gas station employee being hospitalized. Alexandria Police were called to the Super America gas station on the 1400 block of Broadway at about 11:57 p.m. Tuesday on a report of an armed robbery.

03/19/2014

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Police Looking For 3 Suspects In Minnetonka Armed Robbery

Police in Minnetonka said they are looking for as many as three suspects after an armed robbery Monday morning at the Lone Spur Bar & Grill. Authorities were called to the restaurant on the 11000 block of Cedar Lake Road in Minnetonka at about 9:58 a.m. on a report of an armed robbery.

03/17/2014

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Police: Alexandria Armed Robberies May Be Linked

An armed robber is on the loose after tying up an employee and a customer at an Alexandria video store Monday night, according to Alexandria Police. The incident happened at Premiere Video at approximately 10 p.m., when a man with a black handgun forced an employee to give him an undetermined amount of money from the store’s cash register and safe.

03/11/2014

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