8 sewer grates stolen in Ypsilanti
Eight sewer grates were reported stolen Wednesday from near the intersection of Chidester and Catherine streets, Ypsilanti police said.
Ypsilanti Public Works employees reported that the thefts occurred between 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, a police crime summary said.
People steal the grates and sell them to scrap metal yards in exchange for cash. There were at least nine such thefts in Chelsea in mid-September.
Anyone with information can call Ypsilanti police at (734) 483-9510.