DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects for an armed robbery that occurred on Detroit’s west side.
On Friday, November 4th, 2016 at approximately 7:00 p.m., in the area of Evergreen and Puritan, a 49-year-old woman was walking home from the bus stop, when she was approached from behind by two the two suspects.
One suspect stayed to her rear and the other walked around to block her path. The suspect in front of her pulled out a handgun and demanded her purse, while the other suspect snatched her phone from her hand. The victim complied and was not injured. The suspects fled west from the location.
The suspects are described as follows:
Suspect#1 – Black male, 20, 5’11, 170 lbs., short black hair, medium complexion, wearing a dark shirt and red pants – ARMED
Suspect #2 – Black male, 20 – No further description
If anyone recognizes these suspects or has any information pertaining to this crime, please call Detroit Police at 313-596-5845 or 313-596-5840. Citizens can remain anonymous by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK- UP or leave a tip on the app, DPDConnect.