Mpls police arrest 3 teens for 3 sexual assaults

Published 12:18 pm Friday, November 26, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS —Police have arrested three teenage boys for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in front of her two children and then assaulting two teenage girls in Minneapolis.

Police say a 45-year-old woman was robbed and sexually assaulted Wednesday night in Powderhorn Park, while she was cross country skiing with her two sons. They are 10- and 13-years old.

Police followed footprints in the snow to a garage, where they interrupted the assault of 16 and 18-year-old girls.

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Three suspects — ages 14, 15 and 16 — were arrested.

Sgt. William Palmer says authorities are looking for two other boys present during the park assault.