Thursday, January 23, 2020

Man wanted for carjacking in Detroit's Warrendale neighborhood

Carjacking suspect and his vehicle
According to a statement, officials with the Detroit Police Department are asking for the public's help to identify and apprehend a man wanted for a carjacking that happened this past Saturday in Warrendale. They released surveillance photos of the suspect, which is located above.

This crime happened on W. Warren Avenue, near Stahelin Street at approximately 3:10 pm. A woman was getting out of her black 2016 Dodge Journey when an unknown man approached her. The man produced a handgun, and demanded her personal belongings. The victim complied and the robber took her vehicle and  headed south on Stahelin.

According to police, the license plate for her stolen car is DZC 3891 They also say a black Cadillac followed behind the suspect as he fled the scene.

A nearby Project Green Light camera spotted the robber exiting this Cadillac around the time of the carjacking. The Cadillac is believed to be a 2005-11 model with a sunroof and a missing door handle on the driver’s side.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'9" with a heavy build, brown eyes, light complexion and freckles. He was seen wearing a mask over his face, with a dark jacket black hooded sweatshirt and armed with a black handgun.

Police ask that anyone who recognizes the suspect, has seen either vehicle involved in the carjacking, or has any information pertaining to this crime, to call the Detroit Police Department's Commercial Auto Theft Unit at (313) 596-2555 or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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