Posts Categorized into Topic: Robbery

Minneapolis Saw an Increase in Violent Crimes in 2015

By Kirk Anderson on February 9, 2016

The violent crime numbers in Minneapolis increased in 2015 with citywide violent crime increasing 7 percent. However, the murder rate saw a 53 percent increase over 2014. One precinct saw a 16 percent increase in murder, a 22 percent increase in rape, a 9 percent aggravated domestic assault increase, and an aggravated assault increase of… Read more »

St. Paul Robbery Victim Fatally Shoots 16-Year-Old Armed Robber

By Kirk Anderson on August 11, 2015

It was a clear night when two individuals decided to enjoy the outdoors near a river bluff. This is when the two were met by juveniles committing a random act of violence. The couple was approached by four teenage males. One was wearing a mask and gloves when he pulled a handgun out on the… Read more »

University of Minnesota Police Investigate Assault and Robbery

By Kirk Anderson on July 13, 2015

The U of M Minneapolis campus is now the subject of an assault and robbery investigation. On the morning of Tuesday July 7, a college student who is not a student at the University of Minnesota was assaulted and robbed in the Barbara Barker Center for Dance parking lot. According to the police report, three… Read more »

Minneapolis Police Respond to Increase in Campus Crime

By Kirk Anderson on January 12, 2014

Robberies on the University of Minnesota campus have been a major problem in recent months. In fact, there were 28 robberies in the preceding four months ending the first week of December. The robberies occurred on the campus and in the neighborhoods that surround the campus. It is important to note that crime increases on… Read more »