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Newport police reports for Aug. 2: Domestic, fire, theft, property damage

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Recent criminal activity reported in Newport:


Police received a report July 2 that a man was confronted by a group of three men at Burger King and told the bike he was riding belonged to a man living in the 800 block of High Street. The man was forced to ride the bike to the suspect's High Street home. When he arrived, the suspect reportedly walked outside with a kitchen knife. The victim ran away. Police could not make contact with the suspect.


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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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