MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police say a masked man stole a motor-less houseboat on the Mississippi River close to downtown Sunday morning.
Police spokesperson John Elder says officers have been known as to Nicollet Island simply earlier than 10:30 a.m., the place the boat had been moored on the island’s west facet. They quickly discovered the boat up river close to Increase Island.
They began a dialogue with the thief, who refused to paddle to shore with the lengthy board he had in his possession.
Officers finally waded within the water and grabbed the boat. The thief refused to come back off, however was finally arrested simply earlier than midday.
The thief, who’s described as a person in his 40s, will probably face felony expenses. Police are nonetheless investigating.