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Juvenile charged with burglary, assault in Osakis

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On June 17, just after midnight in Osakis, a juvenile male was arrested and later charged with two counts of burglary in the first degree and assault in the second degree.


The suspect entered a home and assaulted the home owner, according to Osakis Police Chief Chad Gulbranson.

There was no connection between the two, Gulbranson said. The juvenile was reportedly having suicidal thoughts and was hoping the home owner would kill him, according to the chief.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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