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Mpls. Police Still Searching for Suspect in Stabbing of U of M Students

Updated: 05/18/2014 8:36 PM
Created: 05/18/2014 4:02 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

Minneapolis Police are still searching for the man who stabbed two University of Minnesota students nearly two weeks ago at the corner of Hennepin and University.

Surveillance video shows the moments right before he approached the two young women. Police say the suspect demanded cash and stabbed them.

Minneapolis Police Sgt. Jesse Garcia says one woman tried to get away but was stabbed in the back. The other woman was then stabbed in the arm, hitting a major artery. They screamed, and a witness arrived. That is when the suspect took off.

Garcia said the woman stabbed in the back took off her shirt and wrapped her friend's arm, essentially saving her life.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest

Photo: KSTP/File

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