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The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between April 19-20.

Highland Park

Robbery—A suspect shoved a female worker to the ground, grabbed a computer and fled from Target, 2080 Ford Pkwy., around 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 18.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 2000-2200 blocks of Ford Parkway on April 16-18, and the 1300 block of East Maynard Drive and the 2100 block of Randolph Avenue on April 19.

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—A theft from auto of more than $1,000 was reported at Crosby Farm Park around 7:10 p.m. Monday, April 18.

—A phone, charger, earphones and other items were reported stolen from a work truck on Cleveland and Saint Paul avenues between 3:24-4:12 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. The victim found the property in a suspect’s locked vehicle, which was impounded by police.

Lexington-Hamline

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1200 block of Laurel Avenue on April 16, and the 1100 block of Ashland Avenue on April 16-18.

Macalester-Groveland

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 300 block of South Pascal Street on April 16-18, and the 1600 block of Juliet Avenue on April 18.

Mendota Heights/Lilydale

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1800 block of Lilydale Road on Tuesday, April 19.

Merriam Park

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 2100 block of Marshall Avenue on April 15-16, the 1900 block of Marshall on April 17-18, and the 1600 block of Hague Avenue on April 19.

Assault—A victim witnessing an attempted car theft was reportedly chased by a suspect with a gun on the 1800 block of Ashland Avenue around 5:01 p.m. Sunday, April 17.  The suspects were described as young teenage males. Their vehicle was later found abandoned in Minneapolis.

Miscellaneous—A woman was cited for careless driving after striking a pedestrian at Cleveland and Carroll avenues around 7:37 a.m. Tuesday, April 19. The pedestrian injured her arm and was looked at by medics.

Snelling-Hamline

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1500 block of Hague Avenue on April 17-18.

Assault—A man was taken to Regions Hospital after reportedly being attacked by two male suspects at the Midway Cub Foods around 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 18. The suspects left in a white Kia.

Summit Hill

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 700 block of Grand Avenue on April 16-17, and the 1000 block of Goodrich Avenue on April 19.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported on the 900 block of Fairmount Avenue between 10-11:55 p.m. Saturday, April 16.

Summit-University

Shooting—A 58-year-old man was arrested for felony first-degree assault with a handgun after police responded to a report of a man shot on the 600 block of Selby Avenue around 9:10 p.m. Sunday, April 17. The suspect was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Burglary—A burglary was reported at the Cathedral of Saint Paul around 3:06 a.m. Sunday, April 17. An unknown suspect was inside the church, but fled just prior to police arrival.

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 800 block of Ashland Avenue on April 17.

Sex crime—A window peeper was reported at a building on the 200 block of Marshall Avenue around 4 p.m. Sunday, April 17.

West End

Assault—A 24-year-old man was arrested for felony assault of his sister on the 300 block of Toronto Street around 6 p.m. Monday, April 18. He also was arrested for felony drug possession, possession of a gun by an ineligible, threats of violence and violation of his probation.

Weapons—Police found evidence of shots fired after receiving a report of gunfire on Daly Street and Palace Avenue around 3:10 p.m. Thursday, April 14.

—Gunfire and felony damage to property was reported near the Saint Paul Tap on Fulton Street and Jefferson Avenue around 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 19.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported at United Hospital, 333 N. Smith Ave., around 1:50 p.m. Sunday, April 17.

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