Friday, March 30, 2012

"Flash Mob" Assaults on Cyclists in Minneapolis

In February and March there have been six incidents of a group of "young men" who emerge in force to attack Minneapolitans on bicycles. Police have noted these assaults do not seem to be motivated by theft: they are simply attacking cyclists for the sake of violence.

Cyclists: be on alert for any large group of "young men" emerging from a bus shelter along Nicollet Mall. These attacks have occurred as early as 8 PM, and at least one developed right in front of police.

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