MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minneapolis police are asking for the public’s help in stopping a string of armed robberies that have happened since late March in the city’s south side.
Police say 13 armed robberies have happened since March 21. Most of the robberies happened in the Third Precinct and two robberies occurred in the Fifth Precinct.READ MORE: 'This Is A Test For Minnesota': Protesters Outside Governor's Mansion Call For Justice In Derek Chauvin Trial
Police described the suspects as two men ages 18-25. They approach victims on foot with a silver semi-automatic handgun and steal whatever valuables their victims have, including laptops, cell phones, clothes, passports and glasses.READ MORE: Police Seek Suspect In Fatal Shooting Near George Floyd Memorial
The robberies have generally occurred between the hours of 8:45 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
The most recent robberies involved a car, described as either a tan or dark-colored Dodge Stratus or Ford Taurus.MORE NEWS: As Spring Allergies Spike, Doctors Say Test For COVID As A Precaution
If you have any information on the suspects or the robberies, call the Minneapolis Police Department’s Robbery Unit at 612-673-3702 or 612-673-2568. For information on some of the robberies, see the map below.