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Minneapolis Police investigate altercation leading to series of disturbances

September 10, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – On September 8th at approximately 4:20 PM, an adult male got into an altercation with security in the area of the 2900 block of Chicago Ave., South. This suspect fled the area in a vehicle and was involved in a property damage crash at Cedar Avenue in Lake Street. The suspect then fled westbound on E. Lake St. and got into another property damage crash at 13th and lake. The suspect then fled eastbound on Lake Street and crashed at Cedar Avenue and Lake Street causing no injuries to those involved. The suspect fled on foot and ran to another vehicle at the same location. The suspect opened the car door and the driver and passenger fled.

The suspect vehicle fled southbound on Cedar and crashed into three more vehicles at 38th and Cedar, again causing no injuries. The suspect fled on foot. Officers apprehended the suspect without the use of force. This suspect was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center by ambulance. The suspect was admitted to the hospital. He has not been identified at this time.

There is an active investigation into this incident. Reports will be sent to the County Attorney upon completion of the investigation for review and charging.

No further information is available at this time in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 13.82.