Police are investigating two separate bank robberies that may involve the same suspect.
Maple Grove police were called to the Wells Fargo Bank on Sycamore Lane North around 5:36 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a robbery. Employees say the suspect showed them a note and that they gave him an undisclosed amount of money. He then fled toward Bass Lake Center.
Officials say they've struck at the heart of international drug cartels trafficking heroin in Minnesota.
It's hard to overstate the human toll the drug is taking in Minnesota; it's caused families to endure so much pain -- both physical and emotional. Officials hope Thursday's massive operation helps turn the tide in the fight against the terrible drug.