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The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between November 25-29.

Lexington-Hamline

Burglary—Jewelry was reported stolen during a home break-in on the 1200 block of Marshall Avenue between 5:45-6:34 p.m. Sunday, November 28.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen at the Midway Target on November 26, and the 1100 block of Selby Avenue on November 27.

—A purse-snatching was reported at the Midway Target at 5:04 p.m. Friday, November 26.

Assault—A 91-year-old man was arrested for felony assault after striking a victim on the head and forearm with a metal cane in an apartment at Skyline Tower, 1247 Saint Anthony Ave., around 6:41 p.m. Friday, November 26. The victim was taken to the hospital.

Macalester-Groveland

Burglary—An apartment burglary was reported on the 1400 block of Grand Avenue on November 23-24.

—A woman reportedly interrupted a burglar trying to steal a television in a residence on the 400 block of South Snelling Avenue around 7:14 p.m. Saturday, November 27. The suspect took off without the TV when seeing her.

—A home burglary was reported on the 1900 block of Stanford Avenue around 4:21 p.m. Sunday, November 28.

Theft—A suspect snatched the wallet from a woman’s purse and fled in a waiting vehicle around 4:14 p.m. Saturday, November 27, on the 300 block of Macalester Street.

Merriam Park

Robbery—A man was robbed on the 1800 block of Summit Avenue around 4:04 a.m. Monday, November 29.

Burglary—Vehicles were reported stolen during break-ins of occupied residences on the 100 block of Montrose Place on November 7, and the 1900 block of Marshall Avenue on November 27.

—A home break-in was reported on the 2000 block of Ashland Avenue around 10:42 a.m. Saturday, November 27.

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1700 block of Summit Avenue between 1-1:57 p.m. Thursday, November 25.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 400 block of Beacon Avenue around 8 a.m. Sunday, November 28.

Weapons—Multiple shell casings were found in the street after a report of gunfire on the 1800 block of Ashland Avenue during the evening of November 24-25.

Assault—Police responded to a report of a domestic assault involving a pregnant woman inside a vehicle on Saint Anthony and Cleveland avenues around 3:30 p.m. Friday, November 26. The victim complained of labor pains and was taken to the hospital. The suspect drove away, and police recovered an airsoft handgun that had been thrown from the vehicle.

Snelling-Hamline

Theft—A backpack with textbooks and a MacBook Air laptop computer was reported stolen from a vehicle at the Midway Cub Foods between 1:15-2:05 p.m. Thursday, November 25.

Summit Hill

Burglary—A male and female were caught on video breaking into an office on Dale Street and Lincoln Avenue around 3:31 a.m. Sunday, November 28.

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen behind Victoria Crossing West, 867 Grand Ave., around 5:35 p.m. Sunday, November 28.

Miscellaneous—The glass door was broken out at Good Things, 1082 Grand Ave., around 3:13 a.m. Saturday, November 27. Access reportedly was not made.

Summit-University

Burglary—Multiple items were reported stolen from an apartment on the 400 block of Selby Avenue on November 22-24.

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on Chatsworth Street and Summit Avenue on November 22-23.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 300 block of Dayton Avenue between 4:44 -5:23 p.m. Sunday, November 28.

Arson—A stolen vehicle was discovered on fire near the intersection of Saint Anthony Avenue and Kent Street around 10:24 p.m. Wednesday, November 24. Police saw a male in a red sweatshirt dump some sort of liquid onto the fire and then speed off in a red Jeep Cherokee.

Weapons—A male suspect reportedly fired a gun into the air after assaulting a woman on the 800 block of Hague Avenue around 12:14 a.m. Friday, November 26.

West End

Theft—A running vehicle was reported stolen on the 100 block of McBoal Street around 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, November 24. The victim said he just ran into the house for a moment when the suspects hopped into his vehicle and drove away.

—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 300 block of Bay Street during the evening of November 21-22.

Miscellaneous—Firefighters found a loaded revolver lying in the backyard of a residence while responding to a fire on the 600 block of Canton Street around 3:42 p.m. Friday, November 26. The homeowner was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. Police said the gun did not come back as stolen, but the residence did have a long history of calls for quality of life crimes and suspicious activity.

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