MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — University of Minnesota Police says two research assistants were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday on the West Bank campus.
The robbery happened just before 2 a.m. just north of Mondale and Willey Halls. The victims say two suspects approached them and one showed a gun.READ MORE: Minnesota Legislature Adjourns With Work Unfinished, But Unclear If Special Session Will Happen
The victims were told to get on the ground by the suspects, who then took a cellphone and two wallets containing cash and credit cards. The victims were not hurt.READ MORE: Man In His 30s Killed In North Minneapolis Shooting
Police described the suspects suspects as black men between 18 and 25 years old. Both are about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, have medium builds and short black hair.MORE NEWS: Man, 19, Dies In Hospital Weeks After Being Assaulted, Robbed In Downtown Minneapolis
Anyone with information is asked to call the Minneapolis Police tip line at 612-692-8477, using the case reference number UM-14-265415.