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Redford Township — The mother of a young child received a terrifying shock Monday morning when she awoke to find a strange man in her home.

According to the Redford Police Department, the incident occurred at about 4:30 a.m. in a home on Appleton near Elmira. The intruder fled the home on foot and neither mother or child was physically injured.

A search of the neighborhood was unsuccessful and police are processing the home for evidence. The suspect was described as a thin male wearing loose dark clothing.

Anyone with information about the intrusion is asked to call police at (313) 387-2551.

TGreenwood@detroitnews.com

(313) 222-2023

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