This unidentified man was arrested Thursday as a suspect in the sexual assault of a Minneapolis woman early Saturday morning. The victim said she believes her assailant followed her off a bus she was riding, forced her into an isolated area and assaulted her. The victim has identified this man, who was photographed by a surveillance camera on the bus, as her assailant. (Photo courtesy Minneapolis Police Department)
Mpls. police arrest assault suspect
by Curtis Gilbert
, Minnesota Public Radio
December 13, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. —
Minneapolis police have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 33-year-old woman Saturday near Powderhorn Park.
Police apprehended the man Thursday morning at a north Minneapolis residence without incident. Authorities say the arrest stemmed from a tip they received after releasing a photo of the suspect Wednesday.
MPR News is not naming the suspect because he has not been charged.
Curtis Gilbert covers the Twin Cities as a member of the MPR News metro reporting unit.