Retired DPD officer's gun taken is robbery at Rouge Park

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit police are looking for a pair of young men who roughed up a retired officer, and robbed him while the man was taking photos in Rouge Park.

It was a perfect day to be enjoying some time at the park. But for one man, the picturesque day developed into something dangerous.

The officer was taking photos at Rouge Park before a pair of young men robbed him at gunpoint.

He was thrown around and sustained injuries.

The men stole his wallet, his camera, and his firearm. While police say they've recovered the man's wallet and camera, the firearm remains missing.

That missing firearm could be in the hands of anyone, which is obviously creating concern for folks in and around the area.

If you have any information on this, you're asked to call Detroit police.

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