On Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 10:12 p.m., the St. James Police Department responded to a report of a residential burglary in progress in the area of the 900 block of 4th Street North. The homeowner heard voices outside of the residence and shortly after that, confronted two people inside of the house.

The suspects were startled by the presence of the homeowner and ran out of the home.
The officers located another house in the same area that had also been broken into around this same time. This other home was unoccupied.

This matter is currently under investigation.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call the St. James Police Department at 507-375-3222 and speak with the officer on duty.

The Plaindealer will continue to provide updates in this story as they become available.