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Suspect with ax seen breaking into Scio Township business

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Posted at 7:57 PM, Oct 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-02 21:26:06-04

SCIO TWP., Mich. (WXYZ) — Washtenaw County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video breaking into a business in Scio Township.

The business is located in the 6400 block of Jackson Road.

According to investigators, surveillance video shows a male suspect, who is described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 200 pounds, was seen holding an ax while going through items at the business. The suspect attempted to force open a cash machine and cash drawer with the ax, but was not successful.

The suspect then fled the location.

The suspect was wearing all dark clothing, dark gloves and had his face covered with a dark shirt, authorities say.

If you have information on this crime, contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office.