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Cottage Grove police brief: ‘Ghillie suit’ draws concern in Walmart store

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A person wearing a full-body camouflage “ghillie suit” unsettled Walmart customers recently before dashing from the store when approached by employees.


Police were called to the store about 3 p.m. Aug. 15, after store employees tried to confront someone who was wearing the leafy camouflage outfit.

The person left the store and could not be located, according to the report.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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