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Posted on Mon, Jun 10, 2013 : 11:58 a.m.

Middle school break-in suspect damages roof vents

By Kyle Feldscher

A man damaged roof vents and threw a motor onto the ground while on top of Forsythe Middle School Sunday afternoon during an attempted break-in, according to police.

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Roof vents and a motor were damaged by a man on the roof of Forysthe Middle School Sunday.

Ann Arbor police Lt. Renee Bush said the break-in attempt took place between 12:45 and 1 p.m. Sunday at the school, 1655 Newport Road. Bush said an employee in the building heard movement on the roof and went outside to check out the noise.

“He then saw a subject holding something in his hands on the roof, then the subject was gone,” she said.

Employees discovered several roof vents were damaged and a motor had been removed. The motor was lying on the ground after it was dropped from the roof.

The man on the roof was described as white, younger and shirtless, with a clean-shaven face. There were two other suspects but no description was available for those individuals.

Nothing was reported stolen and the investigation into the incident continues.

Anyone with information on this break-in is encouraged to call the Ann Arbor police anonymous tip line at 734-794-6939 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (773-2587).

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Wed, Jun 12, 2013 : 2:23 p.m.

And here Skyline was worried about nothing. This is not surprising either. Some rough children go to this school.


Mon, Jun 10, 2013 : 4:11 p.m.

Copper theft or something like that?