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Home Intruder Claims to be Santa Claus and More Crime Nearby

Find out what crimes made headlines in neighboring communities over the past week.

The following information was supplied by area police departments. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.

TROY

A homeowner told Troy Police she woke up and found a strange man in her home who told her he was "Santa Claus" before grabbing a set of keys and exiting the home.

ROYAL OAK

Police Release Photo of Royal Oak Bank Robber

The Royal Oak Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a Main Street bank on Jan. 15.

FERNDALE

Woman Threatened in Ferndale Grocery Store Parking Lot

Police said the suspect approached a 67-year-old woman with a note that stated he had a gun.

ROCHESTER

Police Use Taser to Break Up Fight in Downtown Rochester Parking Lot

The fight between two men started when one man kicked the other man's car door, police say.

BIRMINGHAM

A suspicious snow plow was seen immediately before tires and wheels were taken from a rental car earlier this week. Meanwhile, propane tank thefts continue to be a problem on Graefield.

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP

Bloomfield Twp. Police Arrest Keego Men in Separate Retail Fraud Cases

This information was provided by the Bloomfield Township Police Department. Arrests do not indicate conviction.

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