MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There’s been a rash of robberies in Minneapolis over the past few months and police say some of these incidents include the victim being choked.

choking robberies Several Choking Robberies Reported Near Downtown Minneapolis This Summer

A map of the locations of six “choking robberies” near downtown Minneapolis (credit: CBS)

Between July and earlier this month, at least six robberies have been reported where the person being robbed was “grabbed from behind” and “choked.” The robberies all happened in the western and southern areas of downtown.

In two of the cases, the victims lost consciousness during the attack. When they recovered, they realized their wallets were gone.

  1. Tim Neumann says:

    Because the Mayor has hand tied police response in favor of thugs ruining the city.

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