DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department needs the community’s help identifying a suspect wanted in connection to severe property damage at a BP gas station on the city’s westside.
On Sunday, August 22, 2021, at approximately 11:00 p.m., in the area of 18137 Joy Road, the suspect was seen on Project Green Light doing multiple doughnuts in the gas station lot. The driver lost control, colliding into pumps and causing an explosion as well as fire damage to the vehicle being driven. The suspect fled the location moments later, abandoning the vehicle. A video from a nearby gas station shows a suspect that police believe to be the driver of the vehicle that caused the damage moments later.
The suspect is seen wearing a blue Nike short set with white around the collar, yellow bold Nike lettering across the torso, a white vertical stripe along the side of shorts, and white socks with no shoes.
If anyone has any information pertaining to this crime, please call the Detroit Police Department’s Sixth Precinct at 313-596-5601 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.