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Cottage Grove police brief: Tires slashed in neighborhood

Residents within a two-block area of Cottage Grove woke on a recent morning to find their vehicle tires slashed.

Police took five similar property damage reports Oct. 2.

A resident in the 8700 block of Indahl Avenue reported tires slashed on two vehicles. Damage totaled $1,800. Another resident in the same block had four tires slashed, causing $600 damage.

In the 8800 block of Indahl Avenue, one person had a tire flattened on a boat trailer. Another resident had two tires slashed on a vehicle, causing $300 damage. A third resident in that block also reported $300 damage from two slashed tires.

There were no suspects.

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.

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