MPD releases images of suspect who robbed five south Mpls businesses at gunpoint this morning

Categories: Crime, Minneapolis
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Images from MPD
The robber in action.
Between 4 and 6:30 a.m. this morning, the same suspect robbed five south Minneapolis businesses at gunpoint -- four SuperAmericas and a Walgreens. He wasn't arrested.

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"The suspect is described as a heavy-set black male, 20-30 years old, dressed in all black with a black knit hat, and a black face mask covering the lower portion of his face," an MPD news release says. "In at least two of the robberies he was wearing glasses. He brandished a black semi-automatic handgun in each of the robberies. Loss from these robberies includes cash and a small amount of narcotics (from Walgreens)."

Here are the five businesses that were robbed in chronological order, with the earliest incident at top:
SA - 6000 Portland Avenue South
Walgreens - 2426 Hennepin Avenue
SA - 2501 Hennepin Avenue
SA - 2200 Lyndale Avenue
SA - 4320 E. Lake Street
And here are two more surveillance stills of the suspect:

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Anyone with information is asked to call Sergeant Walter Carlson of the Minneapolis Police Department Robbery Unit at 612-673-3856.

-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at arupar@citypages.com.



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