Police: Man Used Brass Knuckles in Robbery
Jake Judd | May 28, 2019 AT 9:22 pm
(KNSI) – Police say an armed man robbed and threatened a man with brass knuckles.
Investigators say Abdimalik Hassan Abi parked behind a man in the back parking lot of New York Gyro, on the 800 block of University Drive in St. Cloud, on May 21st.
The man says the 22-year-old walked up to his window while wearing brass knuckles on his hand and a 9mm pistol in his waistband.
Police say Abi took the man’s cell phone. The man told police Hassan robbed him and gave a description of his car.
According to the criminal complaint, the next day, Abi was pulled over in Waite Park and police found the victim’s phone, brass knuckles, ammo and a 9mm handgun.
Hassan has been charged with 1st degree and 2nd degree aggravated robbery, and two counts of possession of a dangerous weapon by a violent offender.
He has a prior conviction for making terroristic threats in Hennepin County that bars him from owning or possessing guns.
Bond was set at $200,000. His next court appearance is June 3rd.