A group of around 8 to 10 Somalis attacked travelers at the East Bank Light Rail Station in Minneapolis, Minnesota last week.
The attack occurred last Friday, and the media is slow to release the details about the attack but here is what we know according to Alpha News.
A mob of eight to 10 males wielding hammers descended upon bystanders at the East Bank Light Rail station on Friday night injuring several, according to recorded police dispatch audio.
The incident was apparently reported to 911 just before 10 p.m. on Friday according to the audio and other social media police scanner reports. A 9:48 p.m. Facebook post on 2nd Precinct Minneapolis Crime Watch page said that University of Minnesota (U of M) police were requesting assistance from Minneapolis police (MPD) and Metro Transit police for “a group of 8-10 males chasing people with hammers” and that some people were injured. A Facebook post a minute later on Minneapolis Scanner page said that the three police departments were responding to “multiple  calls” about “10-12 Somali teen males armed with hammers chasing people,” also with “several injuries reported.” Both Facebook pages regularly post summaries of police scanner audio.
A person who claimed on social media to have been at the station when the incident occurred said that the group of males had “hammers and bars,” and that they seemed to be “attacking anyone who looked like they had money or were white.” The witness, who said he isn’t white, said he didn’t want to “[take] on a bunch of dudes with blunt objects,” and that he “hurried an older white lady away” and they walked a few blocks to catch a bus.
On Wednesday there was an attempted robbery at the same location during which two U of M students were injured, according to a media report. It’s unknown whether these incidents are related.
When a group of Covington Catholic students wearing Make America Great Again hats stared at a native American CNN reported the story daily for days.
But when a group of Somali kids of the same approximate age committed a vicious attack on innocent people with hammers they do not report a word of it.
The attack also happened in the same district that Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, is from and she has said nothing on the attack.
And it appears that the police are not taking the incident with the seriousness that an attack like this should be handled.
We received the redacted police report from the University of Minnesota police department on this incident, which includes a detailed narrative of the events, and details describing the perpetrators as a “group of Somali juveniles.” The report describes the two juveniles cited as between the ages of 12 and 15. The two juveniles were cited with misdemeanor fleeing police and disorderly conduct. One of the two juveniles was also charged with misdemeanor false information to police. See Scribd attachment for the report.