News Nearby: Attempted Child Abduction in Royal Oak and More

Here are this week's most interesting stories from nearby towns.

Every Sunday, Patch will help you catch up with the big news happening in nearby towns, bringing you the big (and interesting) stories from Patch sites along Woodward Avenue and beyond.

Here's what's been happening nearby this week:


A 14-year-old girl walking in Royal Oak was was grabbed from behind and fondled by a man Saturday, police said. Police arrested a 24-year-old man shortly after.

HUNTINGTON WOODS: Huntington Woods Resident Rick Tripp Receives 'Power of One' Award

The Tri-Community Coalition volunteer says if he can improve even one life, he knows he's made a difference.

FERNDALE: Fired Up for a Cause: Ferndale Firefighters Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Find out how local firefighters are raising awareness of breast cancer, and how you can help.

CLAWSON: Come Party Like It's the Super Bowl at Black Lotus Sunday

Watch the Lions take on the Philadelphia Eagles Oct. 14 for a hometown cause.

BIRMINGHAM: Storm Kirschenbaum of Metis Sports Management Named to Crain's 40 Under 40

The President of Metis Sports Management, Storm Kirschenbaum, gets an honor from Crain's Detroit Busines 40 Under 40 class for 2012


The 35-year-old Rochester Hills man, who police say instigated the fight, was transported to an area hospital with a minor head injury.


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