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Men Flee From Would-Be Robbers in Brooklyn Park

Two people escaped from men who were trying to rob them, according to police.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, a vehicle with three men inside approached two men on the 300 block of Townsend Ave. in Brooklyn Park. One of the men in the back seat pointed a handgun at the victims and demanded money.

The victims then fled on foot through the surrounding neighborhood, escaping the suspects.

Police described the vehicle as a newer-model, black, four-door Buick.

Anyone with information about this incident may contact Eastern  District detectives at 410-222-6145, or contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous.

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