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SUV crashes into Grosse Pointe Woods store

Police are investigating; Owner does not believe it was a robbery attempt

SUV crashes into wine shop in Grosse Pointe Woods
SUV crashes into wine shop in Grosse Pointe Woods

GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. – A black SUV crashed into a wine shop Tuesday night in Grosse Pointe Woods.

Officials said that just before 8 p.m., the SUV veered off Mack Avenue, hitting small trees and parking meters before crashing into the front entrance of Merchant’s Fine Wine & Spirits.

Irene, who lives nearby, said she stops into the store often and could not believe the damage done to the building.

“I heard a bomb (sound) but I didn’t know if it’s in here or next door,” she said. “Everybody loves the store.”

Grosse Pointe Woods police are still investigating. The owner told Local 4 he does not believe that the incident was a robbery attempt because nothing appears to have been taken.

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Jason anchors Local 4's 5:30 p.m. newscast. He joined WDIV in January 2015 as a general assignment reporter and has a Journalism degree from Michigan State University.