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Missing Girard teenager found safe

GIRARD — A teenage runaway who had been missing for a week was found around 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to Girard police.

Xialianna Aubel, 13, of Taylor Avenue, left her home Feb. 28, according to a police report. Police would not release information about where Aubel was found, but they said she was safe.

Aubel’s sister, 19, told police the girl was on “verbal house arrest” and left the house without her knowing, and it was believed she went to her boyfriend’s house in McDonald, the report states. Girard police Chief John Norman said police got some calls about Aubel Monday night, and the department’s two school resource officers had been following up on various leads.

Teen faces attempted robbery charge

WARREN — A juvenile was arrested Monday after being accused of attempting to rob a gas station at knifepoint and then telling police he was just trying to get a job there, according to a police report.

Mehki Bossard, 17, of Southern Boulevard, was arrested on charges of attempted robbery and carrying concealed weapons, the report states.

Police were called to the Pit Stop, 1708 Youngstown Road, just after 4:30 a.m. by someone parked across the street who saw a male holding a knife and banging on the drive-thru window as the clerk threw things out the window to try to get him to leave, the report states.

Police found Bossard near the drive-thru window holding a large butcher knife, and he had three more knives concealed, the report states.

Man faces endangering children charge

WARREN — A man was arrested Monday after being accused of leaving his toddler daughter at home unattended while he went to get a drink, according to a police report.

Alexander Cope, 20, of Leavitt Road SW, was arrested on a charge of endangering children just after 12 a.m., the report states. Cope told police he left the 14-month-old child alone in an unlocked home while he went to the store for about 20 minutes to get a drink, the report states.

When the child’s mother arrived home she and Cope then got into an argument over the child being left alone and Cope tried to block her from leaving, the report states. Cope told police he saw nothing wrong with leaving a 14-month-old child home alone.

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