Pregnant woman knocked down, robbed in south Minneapolis

A man suspected of mugging a pregnant woman near the Midtown Greenway was quickly arrested after witnesses called 911 and Minneapolis police established a perimeter.

The robbery was reported on the 2900 block of 12th Avenue S. According to Minneapolis police, an 18-year-old man knocked down a 33-year-old pregnant woman and stole her purse. Witnesses chased the suspect while others called 911.

Officers found the suspect, still in possession of some of the victim’s property. The victim and several of the witnesses identified the suspect as the man who had assaulted and robbed the pregnant woman.