MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A woman is recovering this morning after being beaten and robbed near a light rail stop.
Bri, who didn’t want WCCO to use her last name, still has a bloody face from the attack that left her with stitches.READ MORE: St. Paul Restaurant J. Selby's Closes Dining Room, Citing Rising COVID Case Counts
The incident happened near the 46th Street station in southeast Minneapolis around 5 a.m. Thursday. Bri said a man wearing sharp rings ran up behind her and started punching her in the face and head.
“Initially I thought he was trying to kill me because he wouldn’t stop,” she said.READ MORE: Gregory Ulrich, Charged In Buffalo Clinic Shooting, Set To Make Another Court Appearance
He got away with her purse and backpack.
Bri’s mother put up posters around the neighborhood to warn others.MORE NEWS: WATCH: Chisago County Deputy Hauls Flaming Car Away From Home
Metro Transit Police don’t think their cameras picked up the attack. A spokesperson told WCCO they have no leads.