Minnesota Lawmaker Robbed at Gunpoint

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A state legislator is OK after being robbed at gunpoint in St. Paul.

Police say Rep. Dennis Smith, of Maple Grove, was walking on Grand Avenue in St. Paul Thursday night when he was approached by a gunman. The suspect pointed the gun at Smith and demanded his wallet and phone. Reports say Smith complied then ran to the Salut Bar American Restaurant and called police.

Officers brought a police dog to the scene to help search for the robber, who still has not been found.