MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying three suspects who robbed a cyclist earlier this month.
According to police, on August 5 at around 1:30 p.m., three suspects in a white Toyota Camry struck a woman on her bicycle behind a business on the 2800 block of 26th Avenue South on . Then, they got out of the vehicle, pushed the victim to the ground and took her purse.READ MORE: Woman Injured In Shooting Near North Minneapolis Liquor Store
All three suspects then got back into the car and fled the scene heading southbound.READ MORE: BCA Identifies Rushford Officer Who Fired Gun While Responding To Restraining Order Violation
Police say the suspects are also believed to be responsible for another purse snatching at a Wells Fargo on 2600 E Franklin Ave. around 10 minutes after the bicyclist incident.
The suspect vehicle was later determined to be stolen and was recovered unoccupied several hours later.MORE NEWS: Dychaun Lavonte Chew, 16, Dies After Being Hit By Suspected Drunk Driver In North Mpls.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Minnesota or leave a tip electronically at CrimeStoppersMN.org.