Cycling Armed Robbers in Northeast Minneapolis
A on-duty, plainclothes cop, Sgt. Bill Blake, who was out at Legends Bar & Grill in Northeast Minneapolis Monday afternoon, came to the rescue reacting to two armed robbers by firing several shots at two ski-masked gunmen in the populated eatery. The fleeing suspects rode bicycles to the establishment but fled on foot. Blake wounded one suspect who was later located; the other suspect is still at large as of Tuesday. The Pioneer Press has a picture of the police-tape-wrapped restaurant parking lot in its local news section and refers to the incident as occuring during lunch at the eatery and not naming the officer. The Star Tribune puts the story on the front page, below the fold and mentions the establishment as being a bar, and names the officer.