Jimmy John’s armed robbery suspect tied to three other robberies

by Kaitlin Walker

The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify a suspect in a series of armed robberies that have happened over the last three weeks, according to a statement released last week.

The most current robbery was of the Jimmy John’s on 14th Avenue Southeast in Dinkytown on Oct. 23, as reported by the Minnesota Daily. Three other businesses in Minneapolis were robbed – Flag Foods on East 42nd Street on Oct. 4, Taco Bell on East Lake Street on Oct. 10 and the Stop ‘N Go on Johnson Street Northeast on Oct. 22.

In all instances the suspect was armed with a shotgun. He was described as a 20 to 25-year-old black male with a dark complexion and a medium build, standing between 5′ 8″ and 5′ 11″ tall. He wore a brown or blue hooded sweatshirt and or a “Carhartt” style jacket. He also wore gloves on some occasions.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity or any other related information is asked to contact Sgt. Jeffrey Harvey of the Minneapolis police robbery unit at (612)-673-3648.