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2 burglars arrested, 1 flees scene

Published 11:11am Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Two people were arrested and another fled the scene following a burglary in progress report Monday at a Battle Lake property, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.

A Battle Lake man came across an unknown vehicle on his property in the 27100 block of State Hwy. 78 at 6 p.m. He saw a thief drop items he was holding and leave the scene.

A 31-year-old Minneapolis man and a 21-year-old Fargo woman were arrested for attempted third-degree burglary. Other charges are pending. Authorities know who the third suspect is and are searching for him.

The case is under investigation.

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