Second Teen Charged With Assault On Mpls. Mayoral CandidateA second teenager accused of assaulting a former Minneapolis mayoral candidate has been charged Monday, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman. Seventeen-year-old Deea Leshawn Elliot was charged by juvenile petition with two counts of aggravated first-degree robbery and one count of second-degree assault for an attack on Mark Andrew, 63, at the Mall of America on Thursday. According to the criminal complaint, a young man grabbed Andrew’s iPhone from him in a Starbucks at the MOA. Andrew chased after the suspect, but was stopped by Elliot and 18-year-old Letajia Cutler Cain, who blocked the shop’s door.
Asst. Hennepin Co. Attorney Reflects On Senser CaseAssistant Hennepin County Attorney Deborah Russell says having the Amy Senser trial over gives her a great sense of relief.