ROYAL OAK TWP. (WWJ) – Michigan State Police are trying to determine if a teenager is to blame for damaging more than a dozen cars at a seniors apartment building in Royal Oak Township.

Police were called around 1:20 a.m. Friday to the Royal Towers, on Wyoming Avenue just north of 8 Mile Road, to investigate a complaint about an auto break-in in progress.

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Troopers quickly responded to the scene and upon canvassing the area, discovered the 17-year old suspect hiding in the back seat of a van that was reported stolen out of Dearborn.

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Further investigation revealed that 14 vehicles were either damaged or vandalized. Police say at this time, it’s not clear what property is missing from each vehicle.

The suspect, from Detroit, is currently being held at the Oakland County Jail, pending charges.

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An investigation is ongoing.