Recent Surge In Brazen Robberies, Car Thefts Highlight Growing Problem In Twin CitiesThere have been 2,170 stolen vehicles so far this year - a 46% increase compared to last year, according to Minneapolis Police Department crime data.
Police: String Of Violent Robberies In St. Paul Over 2 DaysThe St. Paul Police Department has released a statement in the aftermath of the crime spree.
Charges: Mpls. Man Used A Machete In Target Store Robbery SpreeA man accused of using a machete in a string of Target store robberies has been charged in Ramsey County Court.
Charges: Mpls. Man Linked To Several Rapes & RobberiesA 24-year-old Minneapolis man faces charges accusing him of a string of rapes, attempted rapes and robberies.
Reward Doubles In Edina Walgreens RobberyOfficials say three suspects entered the store and used handguns to force employees to the back of the store.
Blaine Police Seek Public's Help In Identifying Armed RobberBlaine police are asking for the public's help in identifying an armed robber believed to be responsible for at least eight robberies since fall.
Another Armed Robbery Reported Near 'U'Police say that another armed robbery has been reported in the same area as a string of earlier robberies near the University of Minnesota campus. The most recent robbery was reported early Saturday morning on the walk bridge over Interstate 35W in the area of 5th Street and 9th Avenue Southeast.
Investigators Hope Video Leads To Arrests Following Recent U RobberiesThree University of Minnesota students have been robbed in the past three days.
Minn. Woman Accused In 2 North Dakota Bank RobberiesA Crookston, Minnesota, woman has been charged with robbing two banks across the North Dakota border in Grand Forks. Authorities on Friday issued an arrest warrant for 39-year-old Charlene Espinoza on felony charges of robbery and terrorizing.
Police Investigating Violent Robberies Near U Of MMinneapolis police are warning University of Minnesota students to stay alert following a series of violent robberies near campus. Police said Monday they are investigating after reports of three separate robberies and assaults near campus over the weekend.
Man Arrested In String Of Metro Area RobberiesMinneapolis police have arrested a man who has confessed to more than a dozen armed robberies in the metro. Robert Lee, 23, is charged with robbing the Walgreens at 46th and Hiawatha on Monday.
Robbery Spree Plagues South MinneapolisIn the past two and half weeks, a rash of robberies have plagued three south Minneapolis neighborhoods. There have been 17 robberies total, half of which happened in the early morning hours. The rest occurred after 6 p.m.
Minnesota House Advances Smartphone 'Kill Switch' BillThe Minnesota House took action today to slow down a surge in smart phone thefts: requiring new smart phones to include a "kill switch." Lawmakers say smart phone thefts make up 40 percent of the robberies in Minneapolis and St Paul, and 62% of robberies at the University of Minnesota.
Police Investigate Possible Link Between Restaurant RobberiesTwo armed men armed men allegedly robbed an Old Country Buffet in Richfield, Minn. around 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Officials said the two men entered the restaurant, located on East 66th Street, and held numerous employees at gun point. They were able to leave with a undisclosed amount of money from the restaurant’s safe.
Cops: Man, 27, Arrested In Connection To Alexandria Robberies After a week of investigation, authorities in west-central Minnesota say they have arrested a man in connection to multiple robberies made in recent weeks.