YPSILANTI TWP. (WWJ) – Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies are trying to find the burglar who broke into a home and stole the cremated remains of a beloved grandmother.

The home invasion happened Tuesday night in the 2700 block of International Drive, near Washtenaw Avenue and Golfside Road in Ypsilanti Township.

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According to police, someone broke into the home between 10:15 and 10:25 p.m., gaining entrance through an unlocked front door.

Once inside, the crook stole an urn that contained the victim’s grandmother’s cremated ashes and a tool box with various tools, police said.

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At this point, police aren’t sure who would have done this. Investigators don’t have any information on a possible suspect or a motive.

As an investigation into the crime continues, authorities are reminding all residents to lock their doors and windows at night or any time they leave their homes.

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Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact police at 734-971-8400.