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Suspect caught in overnight Lee Co. home invasion


A teenager involved in an overnight home invasion in Lee County was arrested Friday, the sheriff's office said.

According to Lee County Sheriff, Stacy Weber, the suspect was a 15-year-old boy. Weber said the boy was apprehended in Fort Madison and transported to the Lee County Juvenile Detention. Due to his age, no further information has been released.

The sheriff's office said they were summoned to a residence at approximately 1:42 a.m. Friday in the 1400 block of 210 Avenue in St. Paul, Iowa, following a home invasion.

The sheriff's office said a man woke up the residents brandishing a knife and demanding money.

According to the homeowner, he was able to defend himself and his wife and disarm the intruder.

The sheriff's office stated the suspect fled into an awaiting vehicle. Witnesses reported the vehicle could possibly be a single cab pickup with a decal in the rear window. 

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