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The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between January 25-26.

Highland Park

Burglary—A residential break-in was reported on the 600 block of South Lexington Parkway around 4 p.m. Monday, January 24.

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Juno and Cleveland avenues on January 19-25, and the 500 block of Brimhall Street on January 23, and the 900 block of South Lexington Parkway on January 25.

Assault—A girl was arrested for aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon around 2:08 p.m. Monday, January 24, at Cretin-Derham Hall, 550 S. Albert St.

Lexington-Hamline

Robbery—A robbery at knifepoint was reported in an apartment at Skyline Tower, 1247 Saint Anthony Ave., around 11 p.m. Monday, January 24.

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle at Central High School on Monday, January 24.

—A suspect reportedly stole two large flat-screen televisions from the Midway Target around 3:11 p.m. Monday, January 24. The suspect drove away prior to police arrival.

Macalester-Groveland

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1500 block of Saint Clair Avenue on January 20-22, and 1200 block of Grand Avenue on January 23.

Merriam Park

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1600 block of Ashland Avenue and on Hague and Snelling avenues on January 24, and the 1600 block Selby Avenue and the 200 block of North Snelling Avenue on January 25.

Snelling-Hamline

Burglary—A residential break-in was reported on the 1500 block of Hague Avenue between 8:44-11:27 a.m. Monday, January 24.

Theft—A male suspect reportedly took keys from two secured lockers and used them to steal two vehicles at LA Fitness, 1370 University Ave., around 4:32-5 p.m. Tuesday, January 25. The suspect was caught on video wearing lighter colored pants, a white hoodie and black puffy vest jacket.

Summit Hill

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Grand Avenue and Victoria Street on January 21, and the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue on January 24-25.

Summit-University

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 800 block of Ashland Avenue on January 23-24, the 600 block of Selby Avenue on January 24, and the 800 block of Laurel Avenue on January 25.

Miscellaneous—A 24-year-old woman was cited for obstructing the legal process after reportedly locking herself in the bathroom with a knife at the Rondo Library, 461 N. Dale St., around 8:10 p.m. Monday, January 24.

—Felony damage was reported to Cathedral of Saint Paul property around 10:51 a.m. Monday, January 24.

—Police responded to a report of a known male window peeper trespassing on the 400 block of Ashland Avenue around 9:18 p.m. Tuesday, January 25. The suspect was described as a black male, 6 feet tall, wearing a beanie and blue backpack. He was gone when police arrived.

—Felony damage to property was reportedly done by a male suspect in a female’s apartment on the 900 block of Concordia Avenue between 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Tuesday, January 25.

West End

Robbery—Officers investigated an armed robbery complaint at Irvine Park Towers, 291 W. Seventh St., around 6:18 a.m. Monday, January 24.

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 700 block of Armstrong Avenue on Tuesday, January 25.

—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on Kay Avenue and Mercer Street on Tuesday, January 25.

Assault—A male suspect was being sought for burglary and assaulting his stepfather with a blunt object around 3:26 p.m. Monday, January 24, on the 400 block of Goodhue Street. The victim was able to flee the residence and ask a neighbor to call 911. He was taken to the hospital.

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