Detroit police look for suspect who allegedly assaulted then robbed 66-year-old man

Posted: 9:58 PM, Jun 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-17 21:58:51-04
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DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are looking for a suspect in connection with a robbery that occurred on the city's east side Monday.

According to police, the suspect approached a 66-year-old victim at a gas station in the 1900 block of East Seven Mile Road at 8:45 a.m. The suspect allegedly pushed the victim to the ground and struck him with a closed fist before forcefully taking an unknown amount of money from the victim.

The suspect then fled northbound on Dequindre in a white, older model Chrysler Sebring.

Police say the suspect is described as a black man with medium complexion. He has a goatee and mustache. He was also wearing a camouflage jacket with stone washed blue jeans and red, white and blue Nike gym shoes.

If you have information on this alleged assault and theft, please contact Detroit police at 313-596-1146 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.