Two robbed at knifepoint while walking in Eden Prairie

Police are on the lookout for two suspects.
Publish date:

A man and woman walking in Eden Prairie were robbed and assaulted with knives on Tuesday evening.

The robbery happened on the south side of Anderson Lakes Parkway around 8:40 p.m., when the man and woman were approached by two men.

The men assaulted them with knives and demanded money, before fleeing the area on foot.

Both the victims required treatment at Hennepin County Medical Center, though their injuries are non-life-threatening.

The suspects are described as follows: 

– Black male, 6-feet tall, 200 pounds, wearing a black hat, black sweatshirt and blue jeans.

– Black male, 6-feet 5-inches tall, 220 pounds, wearing a black hat, dark blue sweatshirt and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Eden Prairie PD on 952-949-6200.

Sign up: Subscribe to our BREAKING NEWS newsletters

The police department is advising residents to always be aware of their surroundings and travel in "familiar, high-traffic areas with good lighting, particularly after dark."

It also advises carrying as few valuables as possible, and avoid using phones so you're not distracted.

"This type of crime is not common in our community; however, it is always important to remain vigilant about personal safety," the police department said.

Next Up

Eddie Rosario

Report: Twins place Eddie Rosario on outright waivers

The outfielder's time with the team appears to be coming to an end.

radio station, microphone

Christian music broadcaster revealed as buyers of Go Radio

Educational Media Foundation. operates the K-Love brand, which has a presence already in the Twin Cities.

Screen Shot 2020-12-01 at 5.04.39 PM

St. Paul police chief reportedly fires officer who shot naked, unarmed man

Chief Todd Axtell said the officer's use of force was not reasonable.

Trevor May

Report: Trevor May leaving Twins to sign with Mets

The right-hander will sign a two-year deal to head to New York

Car crash

'Grim' milestone: Minnesota's traffic deaths reach 364, tying 2019 total

“With fewer vehicles on the road during the 2020 pandemic, the loss of life on Minnesota roads is beyond disappointing."

Devin Weiland

Charges: Albert Lea man, 21, fired around 90 shots at police, residents

Weiland was arrested after a standoff that lasted more than eight hours.

Body storage warehouse

Body storage warehouse 'ready if needed for COVID-19 fatality management'

The warehouse is currently storing PPE and testing supplies.


Signs come down at Giordano's restaurant in Uptown

It appears the restaurant has closed for good.

State Capitol.

Walz eyes COVID-19 relief package totaling $300-$600 million amid budget surplus

The state forecasted a budget surplus for the remainder of the biennium.

Bar beer

Walz non-committal on extension of restaurant, gym closures

He has suggested that the ban on mixing with people outside your household could continue over Christmas.


More details released on death that followed Eden Prairie home invasion

A man died shortly after two suspects fled with cash.

Screen Shot 2019-04-19 at 9.33.59 AM

Unsolved 30 years on, million-dollar Eden Prairie robbery remains a mystery

Armed robbers used automatic weapons and a fake bomb to carry out the daring raid.

Over 30 convictions to be dismissed after Eden Prairie detective lied on warrant

One prisoner will be released as a result of the investigation into the detective.

Ice skates

Eden Prairie skating coach gets 24 years for sexual abuse of student

The 48-year-old pleaded guilty to 1st and 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct.

Watch: Eden Prairie families devastated by opioids tell their stories

Eden Prairie police put together a video of interviews with two bereaved families.

Latour maher

Man was driving group around, then they robbed him at gunpoint

Police are still on the lookout for one of the suspects involved.