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Cottage Grove police reports: Thefts, vandalism, suspicious activity

Theft

A 13-year-old Cottage Grove male was cited on suspicion of shoplifting May 4 at Kohl's, 7990 Hardwood Ave.

An employee at White Pines, 6950 East Point Douglas Road, reported $300 stolen from her purse sometime during her shift May 6.

A juvenile male reported two other juvenile males punching him and stealing his skateboard near Park High School, 8040 80th St., May 6. Loss: $100.

Holiday, 8610 East Point Douglas Road, reported a $36 gas drive off May 9. The plates on the vehicle had been stolen out of Minneapolis. There are no suspects.

Vandalism

An unknown suspect damaged a mailbox in the 8000 block of Hyde Avenue May 8.

Substance use

A juvenile female was referred to the Youth Service Bureau after reportedly using an electronic-cigarette near Cottage Grove Middle School, 9775 Indian Blvd., May 7.

Fire

A fence that caught fire in the 7500 block of Ivystone Avenue caused $15,000 in damage to the fence and the siding of the two houses it was between May 5.

Suspicious activity

A woman in the 6700 block of Meadow Grass Lane reported the morning of May 6 that a large log had been leaned against the front door. There are no suspects.

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