The interim Crookston City Attorney has reviewed the report of an assault at Walmart and has filed a complaint for Disorderly Conduct for Walmart employee Patricia Mendrano in Polk County District Court.

Crookston police responded to Walmart on Sunday, January 6, 2019 on a report that 25-year-old Joshua Baatz stated that he was assaulted when an employee, Mendrano, 53 of Grand Forks, allegedly knocked a cell phone out of his hand during a conversation in which Mendrano was reviewing Baatz's receipt.

Baatz was video recording his conversation with Mendrano when the incident occurred.