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Posted on Wed, May 1, 2013 : 11:42 a.m.

Money, credit cards stolen during Ypsilanti break-in

By John Counts

Someone swiped a purse containing money and credit cards from an Ypsilanti residence overnight Monday, police said.

The suspect or suspects entered the residence in the 500 block of Emmet Street through an open window and damaged the screen in the process, police said. A purse containing a driver's license, money and credit cards was taken.

The purse was right next to the window, according to the release.

The break-in was reported Tuesday morning. Police were dispatched to the residence at 8:30 a.m.

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