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Blotter: Thief Threatens Victim with Knife in Eagan Promenade Parking Lot

Eagan officers also responded to assault, burglary and child protection incidents, according to the most recent Eagan police reports.

Editor's Note: Eagan Patch regularly posts selections taken from the incident reports.

May 1

4:02 p.m.—Police responded to a report of a burglary at a business on the 2700 block of Hwy. 55. The reporting party told police the building was broken into the previous night, but was unsure if anything was taken from the site.

6:22 p.m.—Police responded to a theft/fight call on the 1200 block of Promenade Place. The reporting party told police that a group of people were fighting at a local business and that one male was swinging a "large machete."  Upon arrival, police spoke to the victim of an apparent robbery, who told officers he was going to sell some Xbox games when three males showed up and grabbed his games before jumping into a vehicle. The victim stood in front of the vehicle to prevent them from escaping. At that point, the driver stepped out and threatened the man with a knife if he wouldn't move.

May 2

12:02 p.m.—Police responded to a possession of drug paraphernalia incident at the Eagan High School.

4:56 pm.—Police responded to an assault incident on the 800 block of Wescott Trail. The reporting party, an upset father, told police a 3-year-old hit his 7-year-old son in the face with a stick, causing the older child to bleed. Police spoke to the 3-year-old, while the father took the victim to a hospital.

5:34 p.m.—Police responded to a domestic on the 2000 block of Silver Bell Rd. The reporting party told police her 13-year-old son was "out of control" and upset that his mother took his cell phone away. The mother barricaded herself in her bedroom and stayed in the room until officers arrived to handle the situation.

10:45 p.m.—Police responded to a child protection call on the 4500 block of Slater Rd. The reporting party found a kindergarten-aged child screaming and crying while outside. The child told police that his uncle and another person were doing drugs in his apartment, and he got scared and ran away. Police brought the child back to his home, where they learned the child has disabilities and had become violent before leaving. The child was transported to United Hospital.

May 7

8:31 a.m.—Police and fire units responded to a fire at Gopher Resource in Eagan. According to call logs, the fire started in a large garbage pile in the containment room, eventually damaging a warehouse ceiling. Eagan firefighters extinguished the fire, but not before the business was forced to evacuate its facilities.

11:28 a.m.—Police responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of Diffley and Nicols Road. The reporting party, a witness to the accident, told police a passing car struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian was taken to Ridges Hospital for her injuries, while the driver was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian.

1:53 p.m.—Police responded to a harassment call on the 4500 block of Cinnamon Ridge Trail. The reporting party, who is selling his townhouse, told police a neighbor across the street threatened to remove his for sale signs and yells at potential buyers and agents showing the property.

8:05 p.m.—Police responded to a burglary call on the 1700 block of Meadowlark Rd. The reporting party told police that someone broke into his room through an open back door and stole eight Xbox video games, but left a computer, guitars and the Xbox.

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