Police in Minneapolis have warned residents over a recent wave of robberies targeting Latinos. Earlier this year police issued a very similar warning for a different part of town. If you or a client is visiting the area, please read the advice at the end of the article. (Click through on links below.)
From the Star Tribune –
Minneapolis police warn that Latinos remain robbery targets
Latinos in a specific section of south Minneapolis have been targets of robbery lately, and authorities are warning residents to be on their guard.
Since July 18, there have been at least 14 robberies in an area bound by E. 35th Street on the south, Interstate 94 on the north, I-35W on the west and the Mississippi River on the east, police said.
In eight of the crimes, there were 11 Latino victims, police said. Robbers are often striking as residents are leaving or arriving at their homes.
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