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Good Samaritan Chased Down ‘Scum Of The Earth’ Who Punched Boy, Stole His iPad

Police say cell phones and other mobile devices are being stolen more often, but a violent robbery involving an 8-year-old boy had some people shaking their heads and a Minneapolis man leaping to action.

03/12/2014

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2 Charged With Beating, Robbing Man At Life Time Fitness

Two men were charged Tuesday after police say they beat and robbed a man in the locker room of a Life Time Fitness in Eden Prairie, according to the Hennepin County Attorney.

03/11/2014

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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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Police Investigate After 2 Assaulted, Robbed In Eden Prairie

Eden Prairie Police are investigating after two victims were assaulted and robbed about an hour apart. In the first incident, officers responded to a 911 call around 5:50 p.m. Sunday to the Life Time Fitness at 6233 Baker Road.

03/10/2014

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Man Arrested In Connection With Purse Snatchings

Minneapolis Police say they have arrested a man suspected in a number of purse snatchings in the Camden neighborhood committed last month. On Feb. 19, police released surveillance photos of a man they said grabbed purses from two women in north Minneapolis.

03/04/2014

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Photo: Pharmacy Customer Kicks Robbery Suspect In The Face

A 28-year-old man was charged in connection with two robberies that took place on Monday night in St. Paul, Minn., according to St. Paul Police. Simon James Hanson, of Forest Lake, Minn., has been charged with one count of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery in an incident from last week.

02/26/2014

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Mpls. Police Release Photos Of Suspected Purse Snatcher

Minneapolis Police investigators hope releasing surveillance images of a suspected purse-snatcher in the Camden neighborhood will lead to his arrest.

02/19/2014

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2-6-14 Fish Foils Robber In Rochester On The Morning News With Dave Lee

How did a fake fish foil a robbery attempt in Rochester? Click the link above to find out!

02/06/2014

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‘Singing’ Billy Bass Wards Off Fishy Burglar

Seems anywhere you turn these days somebody is trying to sell you a security system. But for a Rochester bait store owner, it was an unlikely — some might even say “obnoxious” — alarm that saved the day.

02/05/2014

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Klobuchar Proposes Kill Switch In Cell Phones At The ‘U’

Sen. Amy Klobuchar chose to hold her news conference call Tuesday on phone companies, saying they should put a kill switch in all cell phones at the University of Minnesota.

01/21/2014

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Police: Man In Ski Mask Robs St. Cloud Bank

The St. Cloud Police Department is asking for the public’s help after a man in a ski mask robbed a bank Saturday morning. No one was injured during the robbery and no weapons were displayed.

01/21/2014

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1-9-14 Brazen St. Paul Thieves Discussed On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Sgt. Paul Paulos of the St. Paul Police Department talks with Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to the podcast.

01/09/2014

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Second Teen Charged With Assault On Mpls. Mayoral Candidate

A 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.

12/30/2013

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Police: Mark Andrew Beaten After Getting iPhone Stolen At MOA Starbucks

The runner-up in the Minneapolis mayoral election is recovering after being robbed and brutally beaten Thursday night at the Mall of America

12/27/2013

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St. Cloud Woman Robbed Outside Of Pharmacy On Christmas

A woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint outside of a St. Cloud pharmacy on Christmas evening, according to St. Cloud Police. The robbery took place after 5 p.m. on Wednesday evening in the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy at 2420 W. Division Street. A 32-year-old St. Cloud woman was approached by a male gunman who demanded her purse. The suspect is described as a white male, 25-30 years of age and between 5’8″-5’9″ with a thin build. He had facial hair, including a goatee, and wore a black hooded sweatshirt and dark blue jeans.

12/26/2013

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