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Senior Accused of Masturbating at Thrift Store

The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.

All the following information was taken from the 's Crime Reports from Nov. 7, 2011, detailing incidents from Nov. 3-5.

A 64-year-old Bloomington man was charged with indecent exposure and criminal sexual misconduct Nov. 4. A witness told Police that an older man had been following two juvenile girls around Arc's Value Village Thrift Store and masturbating while watching them. He was taken to Hennepin County Jail.

Other incidents included:

Items valued at more than $10,000 were reported stolen during a burglary on the 6900 block of 17th Avenue Nov. 3.

A 38-year-old Crystal man was charged with DUI Nov. 3.

Police responded to a reported assault on the 1300 block of East 78th Street Nov. 3.

Officers responded to an assault incident at Nov. 3. The victim was reportedly gone when Police arrived and the suspect was later released.

Police responded to a aggravated robbery report on the 6500 block of Oliver Avenue Nov. 3. The victim was injured, but did not need medical attention. A wallet and cell phone were among the items reported stolen.

A 34-year-old Minneapolis man was charged with disorderly conduct Nov. 4.

A Richfield woman reported that her credit card had been used to make fraudlent purchases Nov. 4.

A mother reported that her son was being harrassed at school Nov. 4.

Police responded to a verbal domestic disturbance Nov. 4. Upon arrival the reporting party said the suspect leaves her three children home alone frequently. Police are now investigating the possibility of child neglect.

A 33-year-old Richfield man was charged with assault after allegedly attempting to strangle a woman Nov. 5. The victim had red marks on her throat, but did not require medical attention.

A Richfield woman reported that she had been being harrassed by her ex-boyfriend Nov. 5. Police advised her to obtain a restraining order.

The left, rear window of a resident's car was broken out be an unknown person Nov. 5.

Police responded to a theft of an item from Richfield Nov. 5. The item was later returned to the Bloomington location for money. The suspect has been identified.

To see the most recent reports in their entirety, go to Richfield Public Safety's webpage on the City of Richfield website.

Tom Carothers November 09, 2011 at 05:34 AM
Now there's a headline you just don't see everyday...
Laurel Hansen November 10, 2011 at 04:28 PM
The safety of our shoppers, donors, volunteers and employees is very important to Arc’s Value Village. We are proud of our employees who took immediate action and notified authorities so that the perpetrator could be removed before any overt action could take place.
Caitlin Burgess (Editor) November 10, 2011 at 04:49 PM
Well said Laurel.

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