Police: Robber reads the obituaries to find his targets

Police: Robber reads the obituaries to find his targets

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Police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect in multiple home invasions in multiple southeastern Michigan counties.

Police believe the suspect reads the obituaries to find his targets, and say the victims are recently deceased or family members of the decedent.

The invasions have taken place in Washtenaw, Livingston, Monroe and Oakland counties.

Police obtained surveillance photos of the suspect during an investigation in Washtenaw County. They say the suspect is driving a silver, four-door vehicle that may be a Pontiac Grand Prix.

If anyone can identify the suspect in the surveillance photos, they are asked to contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office tip line at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- SPEAK UP.

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