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Police Investigating Home Invasions In St. Paul, Mpls

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – St. Paul Police are investigating an early-morning home invasion that left two people assaulted.

Authorities said the incident happened at about 1 a.m. Friday on the 1700 block of Norfolk Avenue. A man and a woman were entering their home when they were approached by the suspects. The men forced their way into the couple’s home, assaulted them and held them until they got money from the victims.

The suspects then left, and the victims called police. Authorities are also investigating whether the suspects are related to the victims. The couple suffered non-life threatening injuries in the incident.

Minneapolis Police are also investigating a reported home invasion that took place around 6 a.m. on the 1900 block of Aldrich Avenue South.

Police said suspect descriptions in the invasion are similar to that of the St. Paul robbery.

Late Friday morning, Minneapolis Police arrested a suspect in the Minneapolis robbery. St. Paul Police said their invasion remains under investigation and if there is any link to the St. Paul invasion.

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