Highlights from Royal Oak Police Department reports from the past week:
Thieves Target Sterling Silver Tea Set
515 S. Lafayette (Delgiudice Antiques), Sept. 16: The business reported someone broke into the store and stole two sterling silver tea sets.
2000 block of N. Wilson, Sept. 17: A woman reported someone entered her unlocked garage and stole her blue Electra Townie bicycle.
Teen snatches purse, construction site robbed
30991 Woodward (Kroger), Sept. 12: A woman reported a teen stole a purse from her shopping cart while she was loading groceries into her vehicle. The purse-snatcher was described as a black, 15 years old, short black hair wearing a multicolored T-shirt. He ran to a waiting white SUV and fled the area westbound on 13 Mile.
5150 Coolidge (Meijer), Sept. 12: A man reported someone stole his black Jamis Exile mountain bike he locked to a bicycle rack.
100 S. Main (Cantina Diablo’s), Sept. 17: A man reported someone stole a pair of sunglasses he left at the business.
4100 block of W. Webster, Sept. 14: A man reported someone stole a General humidifier, dimensional lumber, condensation pump, wire mesh and miscellaneous materials from a construction site.
Thief attempts to steal Dodge Stratus
700 block of N. Stephenson, Sept. 14: A man reported someone attempted to steal his maroon 2004 Dodge Stratus.
Acts of vandalism
1621 Linwood (Shrine Elementary School), Sept. 15: The school reported someone broke the window out of an entry door on the west side of the school.
2700 block of N. Campbell, Sept. 14: A woman reported someone keyed her vehicle and wrote an obscenity on the rear hatch with a marker.
27900 block of Massoit, Sept. 14: A woman reported someone damaged a landscaping light pole in her front yard.
1100 block of N. Campbell, Sept. 17: A man reported someone slashed a tire and poured baby powder on his vehicle.
121 E. Hudson (Peggy Jo Studio), Sept. 19: The business reported someone damaged the landscaping in front.
If you have any information about any of these incidents, call Royal Oak Police at 248-246-3500. For questions about this blotter, email email@example.com.