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Posted inPOLICING & JUSTICE

Carjackings rattle south Minneapolis mosque. Leaders say many worshipers have stopped coming for nightly prayers.  

Religious leaders at Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center say worshipers have suffered eight carjackings. And a neighboring school and mall report that people are afraid to visit the Midtown Phillips neighborhood. Mayor Jacob Frey and City Council Member Jason Chavez attended a public meeting in May, but mosque leaders say they’re concerned about safety with summer on the way.