Friday, December 28, 2012
Victim not fully conscious nearly three weeks later and the public hasn't offered any tips.
A man found badly hurt along Hwy. 65 in Fridley in the early hours of Dec. 8 remains a mystery to authorities. Nearly three weeks since being taken to the hospital, he still has not gained full consciousness, according to Cmdr. Paul Sommer of the Anoka County Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement agencies have asked the public for information about the man, as well as another man and vehicle they say could be connected to the case. So far they've come up empty, Sommer said by email Friday afternoon: There is no new information about this case. The victim has yet to fully regain consciousness and there have been no tips from the public. Related:
Monday, December 10, 2012
Authorities seeking black Cadillac Escalade in connection with the case.
A man found Saturday at 3 a.m. lying along Hwy. 65 in Fridley with a bad head injury wasn't struck by a vehicle, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Monday afternoon. Still authorities are seeking information about a driver and vehicle in connection with the case: The victim hasn't been identified beyond his age of 23 years. He remains hospitalized in critical condition, Fridley police said Monday morning. Here is the full text of the Anoka County Sheriff's Office news release: On 12/08/2012 at 2:35 AM Officers of the Fridley Police Department were called to Highway 65 at 73rd Avenue NE, on a report of a male with injuries on the side of the road. The case was initially thought to be a motor vehicle v pedestrian …
Anoka County Sheriff's Office will give update on his case Monday.
The mystery of the man found critically injured along Hwy. 65 in Fridley Saturday continues to confound investigators. The man, who authorities have not identified except by age (23), was found lying in a snowy ditch in the 7300 block of Hwy. 65 at 3 a.m. Saturday with a traumatic head injury and was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center according to the Star Tribune. Fridley Police Lt. Mike Monsrud said that according to the latest information he had seen, the man was still in critical condition and not able to speak or tell anyone what happened. "We're waiting for him to get better," Monsrud said by email Monday morning, adding that the Anoka County Sheriff's Office was taking the lead on the investigation. Anoka County Sheriff's …