Police seek community impact statements on juvenile burglar suspect

Police have arrested a 15-year-old juvenile linked to at least seven burglaries in South Minneapolis.

Police said that in almost all of the cases, residents were home at the time of the burglary, although they typically remained asleep or undisturbed in another level of the house. In most of the cases, the juvenile allegedly entered through unlocked windows or doors.

The suspect was arrested Oct. 25 in the Lowry Hill neighborhood, where police said they chased him from the scene of a reported burglary using K9 officers.

Police are requesting community impact statements that detail how the burglaries impact the community and quality of life. Statements go to Laura Floistad of the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office: laura.floistad@co.hennepin.mn.us

The juvenile’s alleged burglary incidents include:

— Sept. 9 early morning, 4600 block of Pleasant Avenue South

— Sept. 20 early morning, 4400 block of Aldrich Avenue South

— Oct. 2 early morning, 4600 block of Portland Avenue

— Oct. 6 overnight, 4100 block of Pleasant Avenue South

— Oct. 25 evening, 1700 block of Humboldt Avenue South, 1900 block of Girard Avenue South, 1900 block of Humboldt Avenue South