Fifth Suspect Sought for Stabbing and Robbery
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester Police have made four arrests and are looking for a fifth suspect in connection with a stabbing and robbery that occurred early Sunday.
A spokesman says officers were sent to the Extended Stay America Hotel on Wood Lake Drive Southeast around 12:20 a.m. and found two 18-year-old men who had been robbed of their wallets, cell phones and a car by a group of five men. One of the victims was suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound and was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment.
Rochester police later located the suspects' cars in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel near the Olmsted County Fairgrounds and arrested four of the suspects. Two of them are from Rochester and are 28 and 31-years-old. The other suspects are a 25-year-old Lake City man and a 20-year-old man from North Branch.
Police are still looking for a fifth man as well as the car that was stolen from the victims. It was described as a red 1999 Pontiac Grand Am with Minnesota license plate 061 LXK.