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A man is in custody after windows were broken out of storefronts on Frederick Avenue.

Around 11:30 p.m., police responded to 1300 Frederick on reports of a man breaking windows out of businesses. After being taken into custody, the man told police he was homeless. Police suspect he was intoxicated at the time.

A witness first saw the man at Ninth and Francis streets. So far, police identified three businesses with broken windows; 918 Francis St., 1301 Frederick Ave. and 1019 Frederick Ave. Business owners in the area should report vandalism to the St. Joseph Police Department non-emergency line at 816-271-4777.

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