Child hit by car and other reports

Published 10:21 am Friday, April 9, 2021

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Police received a report at 4:37 p.m. Thursday of an 8-year-old girl who was reportedly hit by a car while on her bicycle at East Third Street and Broadway. 

The child had a possible injury but was not transported to the hospital. 

Police stated Terrance Book, 27, was driving a Chrysler 300 on Third Street and was going to cross Broadway when he collided with Sophia Edwards, 8, who was riding a bike north on Broadway on the sidewalk. 

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Police stated the girl came out from behind a parked vehicle, and Book reportedly did not see the girl before the collision occurred. 


Female hit by vehicle

Dispatchers received a report at 3:50 p.m. Thursday of a person who backed out of a driveway and hit a female walking behind the vehicle at 510 Ulstad Ave. The female was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. No other information was available. 


3 arrested on warrants

Shanoh Marie Armstrong, 44, turned herself in on a local warrant at 4:26 a.m. Friday at 411 S. Broadway. 

Police arrested Rhonda Michelle Hopkins, 38, on a local warrant at 2:46 a.m. Thursday at 411 S. Broadway. She was reportedly brought in from the Mankato Police Department after a traffic stop.

Police arrested Nikki Rae Gesme, 41, on a local warrant at 4:23 p.m. Thursday at 122 Bridge Ave. 


Scam reported

Police received a report at 8:19 a.m. Thursday of someone who had been scammed on Facebook in Albert Lea.