Robbery occurs near UMN West Bank Thursday night

The suspects approached the victim and implied that they had a gun.


A Minneapolis Police officer patrols Dinkytown on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

Dylan Miettinen

A robbery took place near the University of Minnesota’s West Bank on Thursday night, per a SAFE-U advisory sent out Friday morning.

At approximately 9:15 p.m., the suspects – no description or direction of travel was provided – approached a victim near the intersection of Riverside Avenue South and 20th Avenue South. The suspects indicated that they had a gun before robbing the victim. 

This is an MPD case and community members are advised to use caution in the area.

This is a breaking news report. More information will be added as it becomes available.