MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minneapolis Police and Crime Stoppers are looking for a suspect who they believe is responsible for at least seven armed robberies in Minneapolis and three other cities.

Police said the armed robberies started Oct. 4. They believe a man is most often armed with a sawed off shotgun during the robberies. Six of them have occurred at gas stations or convenience stores, three have been at smaller chain restaurants and one was a cab driver.

The suspect is described as a black man with a dark complexion about 20 to 25 years old. He’s about 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 11 inches tall with a medium build. Police said he has worn a brown or blue hooded sweatshirt and a “Carhartt” style jacket and gloves. In all of the robberies, police said he used a bandana or mask to cover a part of his face.

Anyone with information about the robberies or who can identify the man is asked to call Minneapolis Police. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the man’s arrest.

Comments (10)
  1. stupid says:

    why is wcco so stupid to not include the contact number for mpd or crime stoppers?

    1. Julia the Lez says:

      He’ll be difficult to locate since they all look alike,act alike,dress alike,and are impossible to see in the dark

      1. even better says:

        Would be easier if they just drop a bomb on north minneapolis.

  2. EJ says:

    Great now we have some polack running around with a sod off shotgun. He just needs to listen to some poka, and will be happy to turn himself in.STP

    1. albert says:

      Pollack and sawed. Oy.

  3. MEif says:

    I wonder if they are shipped back to Europe and you are shipped back to where ever you came from, who is going to travel the farthest.

    1. Theworld says:

      I don’t need to be shipped; I can walk to where I came from. It is not that far.

        1. Ferris Lind says:

          albert . go back under your rock

      1. adding says:

        Thats right, because your kind wasn’t clever enough to invent the wheel.