MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A juvenile has been sexually assaulted at a Minneapolis homeless encampment.
A Park and Recreation Board spokeswoman told a Minneapolis-based newspaper the assault happened at one of the encampments in south Minneapolis’ Powderhorn Park neighborhood.READ MORE: 'These Officers Have Suffered': Ex-MPD Officers, Many Citing PTSD, Get Six-Figure Settlements From City
The people who took the victim to the hospital did not call police. Staff at Abbott Northwestern Hospital called park police early Friday. Park police are investigating but have made no arrests.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
Tents started appearing in the park earlier this month. Some people started migrating to the park after they were evicted from a makeshift shelter inside a Minneapolis hotel several blocks away. At least 200 tents were recently pitched there.MORE NEWS: For Quarter-Century, Immigrant Law Center Has Been Helping Paths To Citizenship In Minnesota
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