Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Robbery at Michigan Treasury Office -- Sterling Heights, MI

Sterling Heights police today are investigating the theft of more than $9,000 from the Michigan Treasury Office during a break-in between Saturday and Monday.

Employees arriving for work on Monday discovered the burglary at the office, 43100 Dequindre, police said. They said the incident occurred between 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Monday.

The suspects entered the office by breaking a window. A section of wall was removed, allowing them access to the cash room where a safe was located, police said.

The suspects forced open the door to the safe and took the money, police said.

The office -- where people can pay back taxes, state agency debt and make other payments – will remain closed until further notice.


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