Robbery in Dinkytown late Saturday night

Two suspects fled in a white BMW after assaulting a person and taking their phone near 5th Street Southeast and 14th Avenue Southeast.

by Srilekha Garishakurti, Campus Activities Reporter

A person was assaulted near 5th Street and 14th Avenue Southeast late Saturday night around 1:00 a.m., according to a campus wide SAFE-U alert that was sent out Saturday morning.

Initial reports indicate that both suspects were male, between the ages of 17 and 22. One suspect wore a red sweatshirt while the other wore a gray sweatshirt.

The alert notes that the victim was assaulted and had their phone stolen before the suspects fled in a white BMW.

This is a Minneapolis Police Department case and community and campus members are strictly advised to use caution within the area.

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