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Police: Man Attempts To Rob, Assaults 2 U Of M Students

Two University of Minnesota students were allegedly robbed and assault near campus early Friday morning, according to police. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Friday near the intersection of 6th Street SE and 12th Avenue SE.

11/07/2014

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Bicyclist Pulls Gun On Another Bicyclist Near U Of M

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.

08/22/2014

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Beltrami Co. Man Charged With Shooting Teen Girl On Deck

A Beltrami County man was charged Wednesday with the attempted first-degree murder of a 17-year-old girl over an apparent dispute involving a lawn mower. According to the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, 40-year-old Chad Eric Pickering is accused of shooting his teenage neighbor three times shortly after she confronted him about riding his lawn mower through her yard.

07/23/2014

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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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Minnesota Man Convicted Of Arms Smuggling

A federal jury has convicted a Minnesota man of smuggling arms to Nigeria and lying on firearms purchase records. Fifty-one-year-old Sheriff Olaleran Mohammed was convicted of one count of smuggling goods from the U.S. and 17 counts of providing false statements while purchasing a firearm.

06/18/2014

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‘U’ Issues Crime Alert After Violent Robbery

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after someone was assaulted and robbed by three men near the West Bank campus Thursday night. According to University officials, someone not affiliated with the U of M was walking near the intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South at about 8:30 p.m. when three men approached the victim from behind.

05/02/2014

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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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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: 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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Armed Robbery Reported Near University Village

Another armed robbery has been reported at the University of Minnesota, this time near the University Village. Authorities said the incident occurred around 8:45 a.m. Saturday at the bus stop in front of University Village on University Avenue between 25th Avenue and 26th Avenue SE.

12/03/2013

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‘U’ Student Robbed At Home Near Campus

Police are investigating yet another armed robbery of a University of Minnesota student. This time, it happened around 3:40 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of 11th Avenue SE and 8th Street SE.

11/21/2013

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No Charges After Autopsy Says 2 Horses Shot, Killed With Handgun

The Washington County man accused of killing two horses was released from jail Friday morning. Authorities said they are still reviewing the case against William St. Sauver, Jr., adding that they are not able to charge him at this time.

11/13/2013

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3 Men, 1 Armed, Rob Fridley TCF Bank

Three men, one armed with a gun, are still at large after robbing a Fridley bank Thursday evening. According to the FBI’s Minneapolis field office, three men entered the TCF Bank at 52050 Central Ave. NE at 7:00 p.m. All three approached the main counter and demanded money. One man was armed with a handgun. The robbers left with an undisclosed amount of money and fled southbound on Central Avenue. Witnesses believe they were in a gray passenger vehicle. All three men wore black masks. Two were wearing dark clothing, while the third wore a white jumpsuit.

11/01/2013

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Police: 15-Year-Old Arrested After Bringing Gun To School

A 15-year-old boy may face felony charges for bringing a loaded handgun to school. Police said several students at Winona High School told them about the boy who had been bringing the handgun to school for several weeks. Students said he actually pointed it at the head of another student.

10/03/2013

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U Of M Area On Alert After Recent Gunpoint Robberies

A string of armed robberies near the University of Minnesota has police urging students to pay close attention to their surroundings, especially in the nearby neighborhoods of Dinkytown and Marcy Holmes.
U of M police issued a crime alert on Monday, describing two robberies that took place close to campus over the weekend. Investigators said they appear to be similar to four other robberies that happened in the past month — those were also close to the U. Some of the victims are students and some aren’t.

09/17/2013

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Pine Co. Bar Employee Attacked, Robbed By Men In Ski Masks

The Pine County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after they say two men wearing ski masks attacked and robbed a bar employee in Willow River on Independence Day.

07/09/2013

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Man Pulls Gun In Great Scott Fireworks Fracas

A Minnesota man faces potential criminal charges after pointing a handgun at another man’s head following a fight over fireworks Thursday evening. Officers were summoned to a home on the 7000 block of Sherwood Anderson Road.

07/05/2013

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Dad Whose Son Accidentally Shot, Killed Brother Gets Probation

The Minneapolis father who was found guilty of manslaughter and child endangerment after his son accidentally shot and killed his brother has been sentenced to serve 10 years’ probation.

06/27/2013

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Man Charged For Pistol-Whipping Columbia Store Owner

A 29-year-old man is accused of beating a Columbia store owner with the butt of his handgun, and leaving the victim covered in his own blood, according to authorities. Brandon Benjamin Broszko was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.

06/14/2013

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Father Found Guilty After Son Accidentally Shot, Killed Brother

A Minneapolis father whose 4-year-old son found a gun in the home and accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old brother with it has been found guilty on four criminal counts, including manslaughter and child endangerment.

05/31/2013

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Disabled Man Begs Robbers ‘Please Don’t Shoot Me, It’s Not Worth It’

A Minneapolis man in a wheelchair was struck five times in the head with a handgun, and then robbed at gunpoint of his social security check totaling $900, police say.

03/07/2013

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Red Wing Police Want Gun Taken From Recycling Bin

Police in Red Wing are investigating after somebody in the city found a handgun in a recycling bin.

02/26/2013

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Father Of 2-Year-Old Shot By Brother Charged With Felonies

The father of a 2-year-old boy who was accidentally shot dead by his brother now faces two felony charges in connection with the shooting.

12/27/2012

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Examiner: 2-Year-Old Boy Died After Shot To Chest

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has determined that the 2-year-old Minneapolis boy who was shot by his brother died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

12/12/2012

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Vigil Held For Child Killed By Handgun

A community came together Saturday to offer support to a family dealing with the loss of a child.

12/08/2012

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