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Residents robbed after moving away
By Mark Tower
Jun. 7, 2010   ·   11:06 a.m.

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...read more

Victim hospitalized after mugging
By Mark Tower
Jun. 6, 2010   ·   9:24 a.m.

A 45-year-old man was hospitalized early Friday morning after being assaulted and robbed on the 500 block of West Cross Street in Ypsilanti, according to a report...read more

Eight cited for violating curfew
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   7:13 p.m.

Eight juveniles were cited Thursday night during an operation by Ypsilanti Police officers enforcing the city's curfew ordinance, which forbids anyone under the...read more

Young bicyclist robbed at gun-point
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   5:57 p.m.

A 15-year-old male told Washtenaw County Sheriff Office deputies he was knocked off his bicycle at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday by two men, one armed with a handgun who then...read more

Township man shot during burglary
By Mark Tower
May. 26, 2010   ·   1:50 p.m.

A 21-year-old Ypsilanti Township resident was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries early this morning after being shot in the back during an attempted...read more

Two robbed at gunpoint Saturday

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Suspect takes wallets, phone after ordering victims to strip

By Dan DuChene
May. 1, 2010    ·    5:36 a.m.


No injuries were reported in an armed robbery that took place at 11:10 p.m. Saturday on Clark Road in the city of Ypsilanti.

According to a release issued by the Ypsilanti Police Department early this morning, a 20-year-old Ypsilanti resident and his friend were robbed of their wallets and a cell phone at gunpoint on the 700 Block of W. Clark Road.

YPD Sgt. Deric Gress said the two victims were outside their apartment building, on their way home, when “they got jumped.”

The report said the two were approached by the suspect, “who pointed a gun with one hand, and carried a bottle of alcohol in the other.”

Gress said the suspect ordered them into a common laundry room in the apartment building and told them to remove their clothing. The suspect left after the wallets and cell phone were taken.

After the incident, the report said one victim ran and has not yet been interviewed by police. The other victim went home and called his parents, who advised him to call the police.

Police said the investigation is on-going. The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s wearing a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the YPD at 734-483-9510.

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