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Police offer reward for new information

Minneapolis Police partnered up with Crime Stoppers to offer a $1,000 reward to anyone willing to share details relating to the killing of a man in Cedar-Riverside.

Police are looking for new information about the killing of 20-year-old Joseph Sodd III, and hope the reward will encourage people to come forward, the Minnesota Daily said.

The Daily reported Lt. Rick Zimmerman of the Minneapolis Police Homicide Unit said Sodd left a bar on June 18 and walked toward the intersection of 19th Avenue South and Seventh Street South where his car was parked.

However, the Star Tribune said Sodd was driving home on his moped early in the morning when he was attacked near the intersection and stabbed in the throat.

Zimmerman said police do have some leads, but nothing strong enough to “put someone in jail�.

He also said that there were multiple robberies committed in the area at the time Sodd was killed, but police would not say if any of these were related to Sodd's death.

A Minneapolis Police news release asked “anyone with information, no matter how small or insignificant, to please come forward and talk with investigators.�