DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Police are asking for help from the public following reports of at least ten armed robberies and one attempted robbery at gas stations within the city of Detroit.
The first incident happened on October 10 at 4:55 a.m the 6500 block of Van Dyke.
Officers say three suspects attempted to rob a gas station in the area by crashing a vehicle into the front of the building.
When they failed to get inside, they took off.
Over the next two weeks, the armed suspects successfully robbed these targeted locations:
Oct. 10, 2012:
Oct. 11, 2012:
Oct. 17, 2012:
Oct. 19, 2012:
Oct. 23, 2012:
The two most recent robberies included four to five armed male suspects.
During the robberies, the suspects reportedly walk into the gas stations armed with assault weapons and announce a hold-up.
After the suspects take the cash, they flee from the scene.
No one has been hurt, but police are hoping the public can help track down the robbers before they strike again and possibly harm one of its employees or a patron.
The suspects are described as a black males in their 20’s, wearing dark clothing and black masks that cover the lower half of their faces.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (313) 596-1340 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.
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