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Armed robbery under investigation in Cottage Grove

Police are investigating a reported armed robbery in Cottage Grove.

Three male suspects armed with a handgun entered a home in the 8700 block of Iden Avenue and stole money and a cellphone, according to police. The robbery was reported shortly after midnight Jan. 19.

The homeowner was not injured in the robbery.

A 17-year-old Inver Grove Heights boy was petitioned in Washington County juvenile court for aiding a first-degree aggravated robbery. There were no further arrests, but the case is under investigation.

Additional information was not released pending the investigation.

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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