DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department needs the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with a carjacking that occurred on the city’s east side.
On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, at approximately 6:09 a.m., at a gas station in the 14000 block of East 7 Mile, a 68-year old man was pumping gas into his vehicle when an unknown male suspect approached him with a black semiautomatic pistol and demanded his keys then threatened him. The victim complied.
The suspect got into the victim’s vehicle and fled eastbound on 7 Mile Rd in the victim’s dark brown 2014 Chrysler Town & Country minivan with a Michigan license plate.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 40 years old, 5’9’’, thin athletic build, light complexion with a mustache, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black shorts, white athletic shoes with red trim and armed with a black handgun.
If anyone has seen this suspect or knows of his whereabouts, tor has any information that pertains to this crime please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800- Speak Up or the Commercial Auto Theft Unit at 313-596-2555.
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