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Posted on Wed, Apr 24, 2013 : 12:40 p.m.

Police: Man stole tablet and ran away

By Kyle Feldscher

A 23-year-old man stole a tablet computer from its owner's hands and was arrested a short time later Tuesday, Ypsilanti police reported.

Investigators responded at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of Pearl Street for a report of a larceny from a person. According to a police news release, the 23-year-old man grabbed the tablet from the victim’s hands and ran from the area.

The man was arrested several blocks away by responding officers.

Police took the man to the Washtenaw County Jail, where he is awaiting possible larceny from a person charges.

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Thu, Apr 25, 2013 : 1:32 p.m.

I just want to know the political affiliations of the alleged perp. Anybody know?


Thu, Apr 25, 2013 : 6:35 a.m.

Funny how it always seems to work in the movies.


Thu, Apr 25, 2013 : 1:20 p.m.

ah ha! proof that media is the root of all vices!! /sarcasm


Thu, Apr 25, 2013 : 2:30 a.m.

Good job YPD as usual. Ha ha, he only got a few blocks away.

An Arborigine

Wed, Apr 24, 2013 : 6:50 p.m.

Hmmm, 23 y/o perp in Ypsi. Could he be a tablet Tom?