Robbery on 8th St S

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DPS received a report that at 2:35 pm Monday, 12/10/2018, a robbery occurred on 8th St S between 20th Ave S and 21st Ave S. The victim was walking east on 8th St S from 20th Ave when two individuals got out of a silver minivan and tried taking the victim’s bag and backpack, knocking the victim to the ground. When the victim refused to give the suspects their bag, the suspects kicked the victim two times. The suspects then took the victim’s bag and backpack and fled in the silver minivan.

Keep your head up and always be aware of your surroundings
Do not walk with earbuds or headphones on so you can hear what is going on around you
Walk with a group, if possible
Call Public Safety immediately if you notice any suspicious behavior

STATUS: This incident is under investigation by the Minneapolis Police (MPD) and Augsburg University Public Safety (DPS). Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is urged to contact MPD or Augsburg DPS at 612-330-1717.

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