Downtown Rochester Mugging Suspect Arrested
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man has been charged with an attack on a woman last month near St. John’s Church and Mayo Clinic’s Ozmun Building.
The 28-year-old woman was walking in the 100 block of 4th Ave SW around 4:30 a.m. on August 5th when she was jumped from behind and knocked to the ground by a strange man. She says the man tried pulling her pants down but she kicked him in the groin until he stopped. The woman says the man was able to get her wallet and then ran off.
Police were able to make a tentative ID of the suspect and the woman confirmed a photograph of the man. Arrested as the suspect was 52-year-old David Brooks. During his arraignment, conditional bail was set at $40,000.