Richfield Police reports: Male arrested after being spotted naked in Wood Lake Nature Center

For July 26 through Aug. 1, Richfield Police responded to the following calls:

July 26 – A woman was in custody at Target around 3:15 p.m. for stealing $384 worth of merchandise from the store. Police cited the woman.

Police responded to a report of $352 worth of merchandise stolen from Best Buy.
A man was arrested around 6:45 p.m. for pulling a gun on other individuals on the 6700 block of Pillsbury Avenue.

July 27 – A juvenile male lured a girl out of Augsburg Park Library, according to a report made around 4:15 p.m.

Someone broke a vehicle window on the 6500 block of Penn Avenue and stole a headrest, it was reported around 6:30 p.m.

July 28 – An order for protection violation was reported on the 7600 block of Penn Avenue around 7:30 a.m. The suspect was gone upon officers’ arrival.

Someone stole a $300 Chromebook laptop computer on the 7100 block of 12th Avenue, it was reported around 10:15 a.m.

Someone found that the back of her vehicle had been spray-painted on the 7700 block of Chicago Avenue, it was reported around 1:30 p.m.

Around 1:30 p.m., a fraud victim on the 7600 block of Knox Avenue reported being scammed out of $4,000 over the phone.

Police responded to a physical altercation between two females on the 7200 block of Bloomington Avenue around 2:45 p.m.

It appeared that a landscape rock had been thrown through a window on the 7000 block of Bloomington Avenue, it was reported around 11 p.m.

July 29 – After responding to a report of an assault on the 1700 block of East 66th Street around 4:45 p.m., police learned a robbery had occurred.

A vehicle was reported stolen on the 6400 block of Lyndale Avenue around 5:45 p.m.

July 30 – A woman reported around 4:15 a.m. that she was pulled to the ground by her hair and assaulted by an unknown male at East 72nd Street and Nicollet Avenue.

An alarmed was sounded at Fountainhead Apartments after someone gained entry through the roof of a party room, police learned after responding around 4:30 a.m. It was determined nothing was taken.

A burglary was reported on the 6900 block of Russell Avenue around 5 a.m.

A $100 bike was stolen from a detached garage on the 6900 block of Upton Avenue, it was reported around 6:45 a.m.

A male was arrested around 7:45 a.m. after being seen sitting naked in Wood Lake Nature Center holding gardening sheers.

A concession stand at Roosevelt Park was burglarized, it was reported around 9:45 a.m.

A vehicle was reported stolen on the 6900 block of Russell Avenue around 10:30 a.m.

Around 2:45 p.m., a female on the 700 block of East 78th Street told police about a cell phone that was found stitched into a stuffed bear. She believed the phone was placed there by a male who is the subject of an order for protection.

A garage on the 6900 block of Queen Avenue was burglarized, it was reported around 4 p.m.

A vehicle was stolen on the 7600 block of Cedar Avenue, it was reported around 9:45 p.m.

Police responded to a theft from a vehicle on the 6900 block of Vincent Avenue around 10:30 p.m.

July 31 – After responding to a theft at the SuperAmerica at 826 West 66th Street around 1:45 a.m., police cited a man for theft. The man was transported to a hospital on a 72-hour hold.

Three windows to a home on the 6200 block of Morgan Avenue were found apparently shot out with a BB gun, it was reported around 9 a.m.

Someone stole a handicap placard and loose change from a vehicle on the 6900 block of Vincent Avenue, it was reported around 11:30 a.m.

Three delivered packages were stolen from a front door at an apartment complex on the 6400 block of Lyndale Avenue, it was reported around 3:30 p.m.

An assault was reported on the 7300 block of Fourth Avenue around 7:45 p.m.

Aug. 1 – An order for protection was violated on the 6700 block of Stevens Avenue, it was reported around 7:45 a.m.

A theft from a vehicle was reported on the 7200 block of 18th Avenue around 10:30 a.m.

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