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And Yet........the Police Recommend Using Your Phone, NOT a Gun....

Posted on the 01 December 2011 by Mikeb302000
Police advice: move, use your cell phone to call 911; not blast the perps.
From KSTP news:

4 Armed Robberies Overnight in Brooklyn Park

And Yet........the Police Recommend Using Your Phone, NOT a Gun....Four armed robberies were reported Sunday night in Brooklyn Park.
All of the robberies happened between 9:19 and 10:18 p.m. while the victims were walking on roadways, sidewalks or into apartment buildings.
Brooklyn Park Police tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS two robberies were reported in the south area of the city, with one near 63rd Ave. and Virginia Ave. and one on the 6200 block of 65th Ave. Two robberies were reported on the city's east side, with one on Brookdale Drive and one in the June Avenue area.
Police say two victims were hit with handguns, but they were not seriously hurt or taken to the hospital. The suspects took personal items like cash and cell phones.
"This serves as a good opportunity to remind people to pay attention to your surroundings when you are walking down the streets. If you see suspcious people approaching you on foot and you don't feel good about it, move yourself from that, walk away, run or call 911 as soon as possible," said Inspector Todd Milburn with the Brooklyn Park Police Department.
All of the victims and suspects are men. Descriptions of the armed robbers led police to believe the same suspects are responsible for each incident.

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