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Minneapolis Police Investigate Robbery Near U of M Campus

The intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South in Minneapolis Photo: Photo: Google Maps The intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South in Minneapolis

August 18, 2016 11:44 AM

Minneapolis police are investigating a robbery that happened near the University of Minnesota campus.

The robbery was reported at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South.

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According to police, the victim was talking on her cellphone when two men approached her, grabbed her phone and ran south on 20th Avenue South.

The victim said she chased them, but one of the suspects pushed her against a parked vehicle. The suspects then got into a vehicle and drove away, according to police.

The victim didn’t require medical attention.

Police did not provide a detailed description of the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call 612-692-TIPS (8477) and reference case number MP-16-300809.

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Jennie Lissarrague

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