2 robbed at gunpoint outside Hard Times Cafe in Minneapolis - KMSP-TV

2 robbed at gunpoint outside Hard Times Cafe in Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after a student and another victim were robbed at gunpoint while sitting in a car outside Hard Times Cafe on the West Bank early Monday morning.

The two victims told police they were sitting in a car in the parking lot at 19th Street and Riverside Avenue around 2:20 a.m. when the lone suspect approached and began talking to them.

As the victims prepared to leave the parking lot, the suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded their valuables. The suspect took a wallet and a phone before running toward Cedar Avenue. Neither victim was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Minneapolis police tip line at 612-692-8477 and reference case number MP-14-214099.

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