MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials say a University of Minnesota student was threatened and robbed of her purse early Tuesday morning near campus.
University officials say Minneapolis police were called around 1:30 a.m. to the intersection of University and 9th avenues southeast.READ MORE: Clean Car Debate At Minnesota Capitol May Lead To Summer Closures Of State Parks, Trails
The victim told police that she and a friend were walking east on University when two people approached them.
One of the people grabbed the student’s purse from around her neck and threatened her.READ MORE: Marietta's Salt Lake Is A Paradise For Birds And Bird Watchers
The victim gave the suspects her purse, and the suspects fled.
Officials say the victim was not injured in the incident and that detailed descriptions of the suspects are not available at this time.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: Gov. Walz To Announce On Thursday His Timeline To End All Restrictions
Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Minneapolis police at 612-692-8477.