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.
Jan. 10, 12:15 p.m.33rd St. & Hennepin Ave. S.
+ While walking down the street, a 22-year-old woman was approached from behind and punched in the face twice. The suspect took the woman’s purse and fled on foot.
Jan. 7, 11:30 p.m. 3000 block of Aldrich Ave. S.
A 22-year-old male called police to report that $450 had been stolen from his residence while he was away.
Jan. 8, 11:15 p.m. 2500 block of Harriet Ave. S.
+ A 39-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by four men. No arrests were made in connection with the robbery.
Jan. 10, 1 a.m. Harriet Ave. S. & W. 24th St.
+ A 21-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint. No arrests have been made.
Jan. 8, 5:30 a.m. 2000 3rd Ave. S.
+ A 26-year-old man was robbed of all of his cash by three men while fueling his vehicle at BP. The suspects implied that they had guns, but didn’t reveal weapons. The suspects then fled in a car, unapprehended.
Jan. 5, 8 p.m. 24th St. W. & Grand Ave. S.
+ A 22-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint by two males. No arrests were made in connection with the robbery.
Jan. 9, 10 p.m. 10 W. Lake St.
A 47-year-old man was arrested after he took a $299.99 television from a store display at Kmart and attempted to leave the store without paying.
Jan. 8, 9:30 a.m. 3000 block of Ewing Ave. S.
A 54-year-old man observed his car being driven away from his parking lot by an unknown female. Shortly thereafter, police pulled over a vehicle for running a red light. The vehicle was identified as the one stolen from the man’s parking lot. The 31-year-old female suspect allegedly attempted to bribe the arresting officer with sexual favors if he agreed to release her. She was later booked for auto theft and bribery.
LOWRY HILL EAST
Jan. 5, 6 a.m. 2400 block of Hennepin Ave. S.
A 47-year-old man discovered a pile of glass where he had parked his car the night before. The man told police that he left a spare key in the vehicle’s glove box. No arrests were made in connection with the incident.
Jan. 10, 1:20 a.m. 2200 Lyndale Ave. S.
Two 20-year-old women were arrested and charged with misdemeanor shoplifting from SuperAmerica.
Jan. 6, 11 p.m. 4100 block of Grand Ave. S.
A 32-year-old female’s home was burglarized while she was away. The front door was kicked in.
Jan. 4, 3:25 a.m. 1900 block of Clinton Ave. S.
+ A 26-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint while walking down the sidewalk. No arrests were made in connection with the robbery.
Jan. 7, 3 p.m. 1816 Nicollet Ave. S.
The manager of Family Dollar called police to report that a person who he suspected of stealing from the store on previous occasions just stole socks and a pair of capri-style pants.
— Compiled by Aaron Rupar