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Records published Dec. 8, 2022

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Assault

LAKE LILLIAN — A report of an 8-year-old male being punched by a 17-year-old juvenile on a bus was made at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday. The incident occurred near the intersection of 195th Avenue and 180th Street Southeast, according to the report.

Fight

WILLMAR — A fight was reported at 3:27 p.m. Tuesday near some buses at Willmar Middle School in the 200 block of Willmar Avenue Southeast.

Fire

KERKHOVEN — A report of a car on fire was made at 6:32 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 12 and 135th Street Northwest, west of Pennock.

Pennock Fire Department and First Responders along with the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, according to the report.

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Theft

WILLMAR — A report of theft was made at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Becker Avenue Southwest.

According to the report, a party had also pulled the cover off a Ring doorbell and cracked it. Criminal damage to property charges were sent for review.

WILLMAR — A caller in the 1600 block of First Street South reported a stolen cash register at 8:56 a.m. Wednesday.

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