A robbery and an attempted robbery took place near University of Minnesota athletic facilities over the weekend, school officials said.
An attempted robbery was reported Saturday afternoon around 3:25 p.m. at 6th Street SE. and 15th Avenue SE., according to a U safety alert. That intersection is steps away from training facilities and the U’s athletes village.
Roughly 10 minutes later and four blocks to the southeast, a robbery occurred at Mariucci Arena, where fans were filing in to watch a college hockey doubleheader. The suspects got away in a dark SUV; two teen males associated with a dark SUV were described as suspects.