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Ypsilanti Police officers responded to a report of a home invasion at 2:30 p.m. Sunday on the 700 block of West Clark Road in Ypsilanti.
The robbery happened sometime in the last 1 ½ months, according to the Ypsilanti Police Department, since that is when the residents had graduated and moved to other cities. They returned this weekend to move their belongings out, only to find a dining room table, three televisions, assorted furniture and other electronic items missing.
Entry was gained by force through a window. No suspects have been identified by the YPD.
Fire starts by attempt to light candles
The YPD reported that no one was injured, though property was damaged, during a fire reported at 1:30 p.m. Sunday on the 600 block of Armstrong Drive in Ypsilanti.
A 12-year-old resident was trying to light a candle because the electricity was out, according to police, when nearby clothing caught on fire. The family was unable to put the fire out, but all residents got out of the building without injury.
Shotgun stolen in burglary
Washtenaw County Sheriff Office deputies were dispatched to the 1500 block of East Clark Road in Ypsilanti Township at 11:15 p.m. Saturday for a burglary complaint.
The WCSO reported there was no forced entry into the residence, but a Winchester shotgun was reported stolen. Suspects are unknown at this time.
Residents of a home on the 700 block of Washtenaw Avenue in Ypsilanti reported a home invasion to Ypsilanti Police officers at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
The victims told police they had been sleeping and did not hear the break-in. Officers determined entry was gained by force through a window.
A laptop, laptop bag and an external hard drive were reported stolen. The YPD reported having no suspects at this time.
The resident of a home on the 700 block of Woody Court in Ypsilanti reported at 11:30 p.m. Sunday that her home had been burglarized while she was away for a few days.
The victim told Ypsilanti Police officers that her front door was open when she returned home, and a computer was missing from inside the residence. The YPD has not yet identified any suspects.
Residents on the 1400 block of Desoto Avenue in Ypsilanti Township told WCSO deputies at 2:45 p.m. Sunday that a garage was burglarized, with miscellaneous items taken.
No suspects in the burglary have yet been identified by the WCSO.
Five cited for curfew violations
Ypsilanti Police officers cited five juveniles at 12:53 a.m. Saturday for violation of the City of Ypsilanti's curfew, which states anyone ages 14 to 17 cannot be outside without supervision from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
The five youths, who were found near the 400 block of North Huron Street, were taken to the police station and turned over to their parents, according to the YPD.
Bricks damage windows
Witnesses told Ypsilanti Police officers at 1:12 a.m. Saturday that two houses on the 500 block of Hart Place in Ypsilanti had windows damaged by thrown bricks.
The bricks were thrown, according to reports from witnesses, by five juveniles. The YPD reported that these juveniles could not be located.