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Resident calls police after seeing boys on roof of building; other Lincoln Park news

The News Herald logo The News Herald 6/24/2022 Jackie Martin, The News Herald, Southgate, Mich.

Jun. 24—A Lincoln Park resident concerned about boys playing on the roof of a vacant building called police and reported them.

The incident occurred just after 11 p.m. on June 21 at a building on Dix Avenue.

Upon their arrival, police were informed that two white juveniles wearing backpacks were on top of the roof of a building.

The caller told officers when he yelled at the boys, they fled through an alley on the west side of Dix.

Officers checked the area and found the rear door of a nearby building unsecured.

They went inside and searched the building, but found no one.

While clearing the building an alarm was activated.

An officer stood by until an owner arrived.

Upon his arrival, the owner walked through the building with offices and said it did not appear that anyone actually got inside, but said he would get the rear door lock fixed so it could be secured.

The boys were not located.

In other police news:

Police were called to a business after a customer's vehicle was reported stolen.

Management at Global Car Care, 3171 Dix Ave., called police after a blue 2003 Ford pickup was reported stolen.

The incident was reported just after midnight on June 22.

The company notified the owner of the vehicle, who came to the location.

According to a police report, the theft was captured on video surveillance.

An officer watched the video and noted that a white van pulled up to the truck on Richmond Street.

The truck was parked on the south side of the lot.

Police said due to the time of day and distance from the camera to the incident, it was difficult to identify any suspects.

The van stayed parked next to the truck for an extended period of time, and then the engine started.

Police said the driver of the van fled north on Dix and the truck followed.

Management from the car company still has the keys to the truck.

It was registered into the police database as stolen.

According to the report, numerous tools, including drills, a saw with diamond blades, nailers and other miscellaneous hand tools were inside the vehicle at the time of the theft.

The tools have an estimated total value of about $6,000.

(c)2022 The News Herald, Southgate, Mich. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.


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