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A 30-year-old Lafayette Avenue man and a 23-year-old Minnesota Avenue woman were arrested on burglary and other charges after allegedly smashing their way into the hallway of a Janet Street house about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The woman occupant told police Ray Williams and Marcellia Braggs tried to force their way through an inside door and threatened her with what appeared to be a silver knife. Both suspects were charged with second-degree burglary, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal mischief, harassment and menacing.