Two women sexually assaulted in Windom neighborhood

Two women in the Windom neighborhood were sexually assaulted early Saturday morning by a man who threatened them with a gun, according to a city of Minneapolis press release.

Police are still searching for the suspect, described as a 5’6” to 5’9”, medium built black man with a dark complexion and thin moustache and goatee. At the time of the incident he was wearing a long blue T-shirt and light blue shorts.

According to police, the man approached the two women at approximately 1 a.m. as they were walking south on Nicollet Avenue in the Windom neighborhood. He showed them a gun, ordered them to the area near 62nd Street West and Blaisdell Avenue South and, according to police, demanded they perform sexual acts.

If you have any information concerning this crime or any other sexual assaults, police ask that you call the Sex Crimes unit at 612-673-3081. For general safety tips, visit: http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/crime-prevention/docs/KEYSPS.pdf