ST. CLOUD - A 20-year-old St. Cloud man was robbed while standing outside of his apartment building. St. Cloud police were called to the 400 block of 1st Avenue South. The incident happened just after 1:00 a.m. this (Monday) morning.

The victim says he was approached by three men who encircled him. One of the suspects pulled out a knife and ordered him to turn over his property. They then ran to a vehicle and drove away.

The victim was not hurt.

The suspect vehicle is described as a silver four door sedan, possibly a Volkswagen Passot.

The suspect with the knife is described as a black man in his mid 20's, about 6'1", with a thick beard around his chin, and possibly long hair. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt. The second suspect was a black man in his mid 20's, about 5'10", with a heavier build, lighter brown colored hair, and scruffy facial hair. The second suspect was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt. The third suspect was a black man that was shorter than the other two.

The public is reminded that Crime Stoppers pays monetary rewards for information leading to the arrest and charging of individuals responsible for criminal activity. The information can be given to Crime Stoppers anonymously.

Anyone with information regarding the above incident is urged to contact the St. Cloud Police Department at 320-251-1200, or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301,1-800-255-1301, or at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org
Crime tips can also be texted to Tri-County Crime Stoppers. Enter 274637 ("Crimes") into the destination box, start your text with TRITIP, enter a space, then type in the tip information.