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.READ MORE: Science of Weather: O'Shea Solar Park
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.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Motor City's Italian Connection Grows!
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.MORE NEWS: MSP, Metro Detroit Police Crack Down On 'Move Over' Law
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact police at 734-971-8400.