Detroit police seek tips in break-in at west side liquor store

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

Detroit — Police are looking for two people who broke into a convenience store early Tuesday morning on the city's west side.

According to a preliminary investigation, the pair broke into the City Liquor store on Grand River near West McNichols at about 5 a.m. Tuesday. The two got into the store through the ceiling.

Detroit police are looking for two suspects who broke into a west side liquor store Tuesday and took lottery tickets.

Once inside the store, they took several lottery scratch-off tickets before climbing back through the ceiling to flee, police said.

Officials said the store's manager will contact the Michigan Lottery to report the stolen tickets and have them canceled.

Police said the break-in at the City Liquor store happened at about 5 a.m. and the suspects got in through the ceiling.

Anyone with information about the break-in should call the Detroit Police Department's 8th precinct at (313) 596-5800 or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1 (800) SPEAK-UP.

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