Theft, robbery spree in south Minneapolis targets primarily Spanish-speaking construction workers
Items stolen include cash, weapons, power tools and passports, police said
November 14, 2023
A two-day crime spree spanning much of south Minneapolis targeted primarily Spanish-speaking construction workers who had money and other valuables stolen, officials said.
The daytime midweek thefts and robberies Nov. 1-2 totaled roughly a dozen and sometimes occurred at gunpoint, Minneapolis police said.
"Some arrests have been made, but these incidents continue to happen" in south Minneapolis, according to a police advisory issued over the weekend.