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HAZLETON — City police reported the following:

* Freddy Colon, 33, of South Wyoming Street, was charged with endangering the welfare of children and recklessly endangering another person after he left his five children all under the age of 10 alone at his residence on May 3. The city health department condemned the residence due to the living conditions.

* Police responded to two excessive noise complaints Saturday. They responded to the area of Church and Oak streets around 9:55 p.m. and to another residence around 10:20 p.m. Madelyn Paulino, 28, and Kelvin Fernandez have 10 days to answer to the ordinance violations before District Judge Joseph Zola.

HANOVER TWP. — Police reported Lawrence Coyle, 33, of Prospect Street, Wilkes-Barre, was cited with public drunkenness Sunday morning.

Police were called to a residence on Hazle Street at 4:54 a.m. on a report that an ex-boyfriend was harassing a woman. Police had earlier gone to the woman’s residence for a report that he was harassing her. Police advised her to file for a Protection from Abuse order.

When police arrived the second time they said they found Coyle on the front porch of the residence. He showed signs of drinking, police said, and admitted he had been drinking. Coyle was taken to police headquarters, cited and released to a relative.

WILKES-BARRE — Police reported the following:

* A woman said she was robbed of her iPhone early Sunday morning inside the women’s restroom of the Susquehanna Ale House. The woman said three black women in their late 20s assaulted her around 1:30 a.m. as she left a bathroom stall and took the cellphone. The woman could not say if her attackers stayed in the bar or left.

* Police said they found a small amount of suspected marijuana on Donald Morninstar Sunday morning after taking him into custody for public drunkenness.

Police were on the lookout for a red Chevrolet involved in a hit and run in Wilkes-Barre Township and located the suspected vehicle in the area of Reno Lane and Coal Street. Police said Morningstar was trying to conceal a bottle of beer near the driver’s side rear tire.

He said he was a passenger, was very talkative and had the odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath. He admitted drinking and was taken into custody, police said. The suspected marijuana was found when he was searched, police said, and charges were filed.

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