2 New Hope Dollar Stores Robbed at Gunpoint

Updated: 02/19/2014 11:50 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

Person of interest in the robbery
Person of interest in the robbery
Photo: Photo: New Hope Police Department

Person of interest in the robbery
Person of interest in the robbery
Photo: Photo: New Hope Police Department

New Hope police officers are asking the public for help after two dollar stores were robbed at gunpoint.

Police say Family Dollar on the 2700 block of Winnetka Avenue North was robbed Saturday, Feb. 1, and Dollar Tree on the 4300 block of that same avenue was robbed Sunday, Feb. 16. In both crimes, a handgun was shown.

Anyone with information is asked to call the New Hope Police Department tip line at 763-531-5169.