MANKATO — Police are hoping Mankato residents can help identify a suspect in a Monday evening robbery at the Hilltop Lane apartment complex.
At about 5:15 p.m. Monday the victim reported he or she met a man who had responded to an Internet advertisement for a cellphone for sale. When the suspect met the victim at Hilltop Lane, the suspect ordered the victim to hand over the phone or he would shoot, a Mankato Department of Public Safety report said. A gun was never displayed.
The suspect is described as being an black man between the ages of 22 and 28. He was bald, had no facial hair was between 5-foot-9 and 6 feet tall. He was wearing a red jacket, black track-style pants and light-colored shoes.
Anyone with information about the robbery is being asked to call 911.