DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department arrested a 19 year old man wanted in connection with an unarmed robbery.
On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020, at approximately 8:00 a.m. two suspects walked into the group home located in the 13500 block of Manor. The suspects then entered the 56-year-old male victim’s bedroom pushed him to the ground and took his debit card, then fled the location on foot.
After the incident, the suspects went to the Marathon gas station (Green Light Detroit) located in the 12000 block of Grand River and withdrew money from the victim’s card at an ATM machine. A third suspect was also seen at the gas station as a lookout person. After taking the money, all three suspects left the location on foot. An investigation was immediately launched. Video and photos of the suspects were also provided to the community via media for assistance.
On Wednesday, February 19th at approximately 1p.m. Second Precinct Special Operations Cease Fire officers located the suspect at a residence in the 1600 block of Monte Vista. As the suspect was leaving the location, he fled on foot upon seeing officers. After a short foot pursuit officers were able to apprehend him and conveyed him to the Detroit Detention Center without further incident.
A warrant package was submitted to the Wayne County Prosecutors Office for review. The suspect, identified as Allante Gray was charged with 1 count for Unarmed Robbery and 1 count for Police Officer- assaulting/Resisting/Obstructing.
He received two bonds $25,000 bond 10% for Unarmed Robbery and $2,000 personal bond for Resisting and Obstructing.
Detroit Police is still investigating and searching for the remaining two suspects. Special acknowledgements to the Second Precinct Special Operations Unit Project Green Light Detroit Partners, community members, and local media.