Man punched and robbed as he parks in his driveway
A man returning to his Ypsilanti Township home Wednesday night was parking in his driveway when a thief surprised him - first punching him in the face and then taking his wife's purse from the car.
Police said the 50-year-old homeowner pulled into his driveway in the 1000 block of Zephyr at about 9 p.m.
He had just parked the car when a man rushed up to the vehicle, opened its door and punched him in the face, according to the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department.
The suspect grabbed the purse then ran away.
The victim wasn't injured, according to police.