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The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports.

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports.

Police was contacted Nov. 17 regarding reports of an assault that occurred at the Red Lions on Grady Way South.

According to the police report, an intoxicated man entered the bar that evening. The bartender asked if he wanted some food and the man made “vulgar hand gestures” toward the bartender. The bartender asked the man to leave the bar due to his behavior.

The man was escorted outside by the bartender and another staff member when he turned to the bartender and punched him in the stomach.

The man then left Red Lions but a Renton police officer was able to locate him nearby.

The man was arrested for fourth-degree assault and was transported to SCORE jail.

MISSING DRONE: An employee from Boeing contacted police Nov. 14 to report someone had stolen a drone from the Boeing store on Park Avenue North.

Surveillance footage shows three men entering the store and looking around. When the store clerk was distracted, one of the men took the drone and walked out of the door, followed by the other door.

The video wasn’t clear enough to help officers positively identify the suspects.

There is no further suspect information at this time.

PURSE SNATCH AT A BAR: A woman contacted the police Nov. 14 to report her purse was stolen.

She said she was at a bar on East Valley Road. She reported sitting at the bar and hung her Michael Kors purse on the hangers that was below. She left the bar with her boyfriend around 11 p.m.

The next morning she said she couldn’t find her purse. She said she called the bar but none of the employees found anything.

The woman said the only thing that was valuable in the purse was a $20 bill, and that it also had some lotion in inside.

There is no further information on this case at this time.

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