Attempted Armed Robbery
The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after an attempted armed robbery took place near the East Bank campus Thursday night. Police say the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. near the intersection of Harvard Street Southeast and East River Road.
An employee of a jewelry store in Woodbury, Minn. was held at gunpoint Saturday morning during an attempted robbery. According to the employee of Johnson Jewelers, the suspect entered the store around 9 a.m. The suspect produced a gun and the employee complied with the demands, filling a bag with jewelry.
A woman fled on foot after she was confronted by a man with a gun demanding her purse on Thursday at a Chaska car wash, authorities said.