Crime reports

Editor’s note: Alleged crimes against persons (assault, rape, murder, etc.) 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. 


+ April 25, 9:45 p.m.

5300 block of Lyndale Ave. S. 

A man robbed a Subway restaurant and fled through the back door of the store. Store surveillance captured the act. 


+ April 27, 11:20 p.m.

4000 block of Nicollet Ave. S. 

A 50-year-old man said three suspects approached him in a park and tried to take his wallet. The man was able to escape, but not before getting punched in the face twice. 

April 25-26

4400 block of Garfield Ave. S. 

A 36-year-old man went to drive his vehicle and noticed the muffler was extremely loud. He took it into an auto shop, and the mechanic told him that some of the parts had been stolen or removed. 


+ April 29, 2:15 a.m.

31st and Irving

A 41-year-old man told police he was assaulted by an unknown suspect who threw a brick into his vehicle. 


+ April 27, 10:30 p.m.

29th and Aldrich

A 28-year-old man was punched in the face and his wallet and cell phone were taken. His female companion was pushed to the ground. 

+ April 24, 9 p.m. 

28th and Dupont

A 26-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by two suspects. The suspects took his backpack and fled in a car. 

+ April 29, 12:30 a.m. 

22nd and Bryant

A 32-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint while walking on the sidewalk. Both suspects fled to a car and drove off. 


April 29, 3 p.m. 

3500 block of Bryant Ave. S. 

A 31-year-old man said that when he returned home from work, the door to his residence was pried open. Nothing appeared to have been taken. 


April 27, 1 p.m.

Lake and Excelsior

Two sisters parked their vehicles to go for a walk around Lake Calhoun. They locked their purses in the trunk. When they returned home from the lake later that day, they discovered their purses were missing.