Editor’s note: Alleged crimes against persons (assault, murder, robbery) will feature the + symbol. Note, this compilation of crime reports provides highlights of area criminal activity. It’s not intended to be a comprehensive overview of Southwest crime.
March 11, 1 p.m., 6045 Morgan Ave. S.
An unknown suspect kicked in the side door of a home, but was interrupted by a neighbor and fled.
March 10, between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m., 3008 Hennepin Ave. S.
Suspects broke into The North Face through a roof hatch and took roughly $500 to $800 worth of merchandise. The same suspects appeared to have broken into Victoria’s Secret next door in the same way.
March 12, 11:30 a.m., 3006 Hennepin Ave. S.
A woman attempted to leave Urban Outfitters with $117 worth of stolen merchandise. She had wrapped tinfoil over the theft-detection devices on the items. She was cited for theft under $500 and released.
+ March 14, 3:15 a.m., 35th Street and Irving Avenue
Officers were dispatched to a robbery at gunpoint that had just happened. The officers met with three victims, all men in their 20s, who provided a description of the suspect. None of the men were injured.
LOWRY HILL EAST
March 15, between 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., 2610 Lyndale Ave. S.
A patron at French Meadow reported a vehicle in the restaurant’s parking lot had been broken into. A window was smashed and a bag was missing. A different vehicle was broken into at the same location March 9 and a laptop bag was stolen.
Between 1:30 p.m. March 13 and 8:30 a.m. March 14, 4841 Drew Ave. S.
A resident had bike taken from his garage after leaving the overhead door open. No physical evidence was found.
+ March 13, 9:20 p.m., 4001 Lyndale Ave. S.
An unknown suspect robbed SuperAmerica at knifepoint and fled the scene.
March 15, between 7:10 p.m. and 9 p.m., 4115 1st Ave. S.
A man’s license plates were stolen from his vehicle as it was parked on the street.
+ March 10, 3:30 a.m., Garfield Avenue and Lake Street
Three suspects robbed a 30-year-old man and knocked him to the ground. The suspects were gone when police arrived.
+ March 12, 3 a.m., Lake Street and Stevens Avenue
A 57-year-old man was robbed. He was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment. He told police he would be able to identify the suspect.
+ March 14, 3:40 p.m., 2318 1st Ave. S.
Officers responded to a report of an auto theft. The suspect was at the scene and fought with an officer before he was arrested. He was booked for assault and attempted auto theft.
March 14, 7:50 p.m., 10 W. Lake St.
While working off duty in full uniform, an officer was contacted about a theft at Kmart. A man had concealed four boxes of cold medicine and an mp3 player in his pants and sweatshirt pockets and attempted to leave without paying. He set off the security alarm and was detained by the officer, who recovered the items. The man was cited for theft under $500 and released.