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Duo charged in carjacking, armed robbery spree in Detroit

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Posted at 6:04 PM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 22:32:57-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Two men have been charged in connection to a string of carjackings and armed robberies between May 9 and May 13 in Detroit.

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Marius Edward Robinson, 31, and Kevin Terrell Edwards, 28, both of Detroit, with the alleged crimes.

According to police, on May 9, just before 1 p.m., the suspects stole a car from the front of a home in the 8800 block of Stahelin Street. On May 13, the duo allegedly attempted to carjack and rob a man at gunpoint in the area of Rutland Street near Plymouth Road.

The alleged victim was able to flee the scene without surrendering his car keys.

Later that same day, the suspects allegedly robbed a woman at gunpoint on Wyoming Avenue, and took off with her vehicle, carjacked another woman sitting in her car on West Chicago and a man getting into his car on Joy Road and Greenfield.

Robinson and Edwards have been charged with carjacking, three counts of armed robbery, receiving and concealing stolen property over $20,000, receiving and concealing stolen property between $1,000 and $20,000, carrying a dangerous weapon, felon in possession of a firearm and eight counts of felony firearm.

The duo were arraigned Thursday in 36th District Court Magistrate Millicent Sherman. Both suspects received a $3000,000 cash/surety bond.