Teenager allegedly assaulted, robbed in Albert Lea

Published 10:23 am Friday, September 18, 2015

A 17-year old Albert Lea boy was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after an alleged strong-armed robbery in Albert Lea.

Albert Lea police arrested Corissa Freeman, 19, of Albert Lea for aiding and abetting. Freeman allegedly drove the vehicle that took the suspects to and from the scene, according to police.

A juvenile suspect turned himself in to the Freeborn County Law Enforcement Center Thursday evening in connection with the alleged robbery and was released.

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The alleged victim reportedly knew the suspects, according to police.

The investigation is still ongoing.

The incident was reported at 1:32 p.m at the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Front Street.

A male was spotted laying on the ground with two people attending to him. The officers attended to the victim and were told that he was jumped from behind by a male that had exited a Mini Cooper.

The alleged victim had a backpack on him with clothing, a wallet, a student ID and $350 in cash before the alleged robbery.

A suspect reportedly took the bag and chased after the alleged victim. The bag was taken and later located.

The victim told police he was kicked and punched by three males. He also believed there was a female driver.

He was transported by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea for his injuries. His condition this morning is unknown.

The alleged offenders left in a blue Mini Cooper heading west on Front Street. The Mini Cooper was later located on Front Street.

No weapons were reportedly involved.

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Sam Wilmes covers crime, courts and government for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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