DETROIT, MI – Photos were released by the Detroit Police Department of suspects who they need help to identify and locate for a carjacking that took place in late March.
The Detroit Police Department needs the public’s assistance in identifying and locating four male suspects wanted in connection with a carjacking that occurred on the city’s west side.
On Friday, March 26, 2021 at approximately 9:20 p.m. suspect # 1 (black male, wearing a camoflauge jacket) stole a gold 2011 Chevy Equinox that was left running at a gas station in the 12700 block of W. 8 Mile Rd. At 1:20 a.m., the other three suspects were seen exiting the vehicle after they crashed into some bushes in a parking lot located in the 5800 block of Southfield Fwy. SD.
The suspects ran to the 18400 block of Ford Rd. and carjacked a 32-year-old man and fled in the victim’s 2014 Volkswagon Jetta. At approximately 1:46 a.m. the suspects and vehicle were observed at a gas station (Green Light Partner) located in the 20800 block of W. Seven Mile Rd. As officers arrived, suspects took off at a high rate of speed, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a light pole at Clarita and Kentfield. The suspects then fled on foot. A weapon was recovered from the Jetta.
The suspects are described as a black males between the ages of 16 and 18 years old.
If anyone recognizes these suspects, or have any information pertaining to these crimes, please call the Detroit Police Departments Commercial Auto Theft Unit at 313-596-2555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- Speak Up.