2 robbed Como Student Community Co-op

A University of Minnesota student and another victim were robbed off campus in the Como neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

At about 12:25 a.m., the two victims were near the intersection of 27th Avenue SE and Talmage Avenue SE near the Como Student Community Cooperative.

The victims were talking outside one of their vehicles when two suspects approached, threatened them with a gun, and took the a wallet, cell phone and purse from the victims. The cell phone was later recovered after the suspects threw it into a nearby yard. Neither victim was injured.

The suspects fled to a car waiting on Talmage Avenue with a third suspect in the driver's seat and the vehicle drove away westbound on Como Avenue. Detailed suspect descriptions are not available at this time, per the University's new description policy for crime alerts.

Minneapolis Police are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the Minneapolis Police Tip Line at 612-692-8477 and reference case number MP-15-132388.

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