Marcy-Holmes residents gather to discuss recent crimes in neighborhood

Updated: September 16, 2019 10:14 PM

A spike in crime has a typically safe Minneapolis neighborhood on high alert. 

On Monday night, residents of the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood gathered to discuss possible solutions to the incidents. 


Last Thursday, an attempted abduction occurred in the neighborhood.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, the woman was grabbed by a man wearing a blue hoodie and blue sweatpants. She fought against the suspect causing him to flee on foot.

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The incidents brought out uneasy residents to discuss their concerns. 

"Being a little scared to go out to your car is not a great feeling and is something you shouldn't have to deal with," Marcy-Holmes resident Joan Patterson said. 

 The inspector for the Minneapolis Police Department 2nd Precinct reassured residents the department is taking action, specifically at one apartment building that has seen a high number of calls for police. 

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Beth McDonough

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