Update: Police report three violent robberies in the past week

Police continue to report new robbery incidents involving force in neighborhoods east of the lakes.

On Nov. 23 at 11:20 p.m. on the 2800 block of Humboldt, police said two black males approached a victim from behind and hit her in a struggle to take her bag.

On Nov. 21 at 12:55 a.m., a victim was assaulted and robbed at the 2500 block of Hennepin, police said.

Another violent robbery took place Nov. 20 at 8:35 p.m. at 32nd Street & East Calhoun Parkway, according to police. Police said the victim was struck multiple times with an unknown hard object and his wallet was stolen. The victim was taken to the hospital.

Police provided no suspect information.

A nonviolent robbery took place around 10:20 a.m. Nov. 20. Police said the victim was in a Kingfield neighborhood alley when he was approached by a suspect who pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded that he empty his pockets. There were no injuries in that incident, police said.

At least three additional pedestrians have been robbed on streets east of Lake Calhoun this month, with those crimes occurring at 10 p.m. or earlier in the evening.

Police recommend cooperation and calm when dealing with a robber, taking care to observe any scars, mannerisms, clothing or jewelry.

Police are also reminding people to call 911 for any suspicious activity. A new service allows anonymous tips via  text to 847 411 (Tip 411). A free MPD Tip 411 app is available through Google Play or the App store.