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Police investigating smash-and-grab at Family Dollar in Detroit

Posted at 7:12 AM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 08:03:58-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a smash-and-grab at a Family Dollar store on Detroit's east side.

On Dec. 16 around 3:40 a.m in the 16400 block of Harper, a suspect driving a red 2004 GMC Sierra backed his vehicle in the side wall of the Family Dollar, police say. Once inside, the male suspect took a cash register from the business. It is unknown how much money was inside the register, according to police.

There is no suspect description beyond him last seen wearing a gray hoodie.

Right now, no one is in custody.

Police say they are waiting to review store surveillance video.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Detroit Police at (313) 596-5540 or Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP.