Police are seeking the public’s help in locating two armed robbery suspects whose distinctive appearance was front-and-center in an array of surveillance photos taken at a convenience store where they allegedly spent some of their bounty.
According to Minneapolis police, 20 minutes after a woman was held up at gunpoint in the 4200 block of Linden Hills Blvd., another woman used the victim’s credit card to purchase $300 of gift cards at a SuperAmerica on E. Lake Street. That woman was photographed in the store and getting out of a car in the parking lot with a male, who had a Mohawk and numerous tattoos. The robbery occurred about 10 p.m. on June 23.
The Minneapolis police robbery unit and Crime Stoppers of Minnesota are teaming up on the investigation. Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call Sgt. Walter Carlson at 612-673-3856 and cite case number 13-199779. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information.
People with information may also call 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), text TIP674 plus your information to 274637 (CRIMES) or go to crimestoppersmn.org and click on “Give a Tip.” All callers are given a unique identifier and no names are used.