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Minn. Lawmaker Robbed at Gunpoint

Minn. Lawmaker Robbed at Gunpoint

May 19, 2017 11:56 AM

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A state legislator is OK after being robbed at gunpoint in St. Paul.

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Police say Rep. Dennis Smith, of Maple Grove, was walking on Grand Ave. in St. Paul Thursday night when he was approached by a gunman. The suspect pointed the gun at Smith and demanded his wallet and phone. KARE-TV reports Smith complied then ran to the Salut Bar Americain restaurant and called police.

Officers brought a police dog to the scene to help search for the robber who has not been found.

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Information from: KARE-TV


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