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Police: Burglars Mace Residents of Duluth Apartment

Posted at: 04/26/2013 4:45 PM
Updated at: 04/26/2013 9:39 PM

Duluth Police say the residents of a Central Hillside apartment were sprayed with mace by people who broke into their apartment on Friday morning.

Police were called to the apartment in the 500 block of North 5th Avenue East just after 9:30 a.m.  Several people were in the apartment say they got into an altercation with three male burglars, who used mace during an altercation.

Two victims were treated for non life-threatening injuries at a local hospital.  One suspect, a 20-year-old Duluth man, was arrested nearby a short time later and was also treated for non life-threatening injuries.

Police are looking for two other suspects who are both described as white males who were both wearing painters-style masks.  One of the suspects was described as being 6'3" with a thin build.

Officers are asking anyone with information about the incident to call 911.