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Police break up underage drinking party

Five area minors were cited for minor consumption early Saturday morning after police discovered a large party in southwest Austin.

Police Chief Brian Krueger said officers came across the party in the 200 block of Third Avenue SW around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Jacob Rost, 27, and Steven Troupe, 21, were given citations for violating the social host ordinance.

According to Krueger, the minors who were cited include Austin residents Steven Reyes, 19, Brittany Rech, 20, Kali Kaercher, 20, Mallory Corkill, 19, and Albert Lea resident Alyssa Betsinger, 20.