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

The robber in action.
The robber in action.
Images from MPD

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:

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


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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