Police looking for suspects in connection to carjacking on Detroit's east side

Posted at 4:58 PM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 16:58:32-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating three suspects in connection to a carjacking that happened on the city's east side Aug. 2.

The carjacking occurred at 7:40 p.m. in the 2300 block of Gratiot.

Police say the two male victims – ages 51 and 63 – were sitting in the parking lot of the Motor City Liquor store when a black Ford Fusion pulled in front of the victim's white Chevy Yukon, which was occupied by and unknown suspect.

The two suspects, armed, approached the victims on foot and demanded they hand over money and their vehicle.

One suspect entered the victims' vehicle before all suspects fled southbound on Gratiot. No one was injured. A third unknown suspect was driving the Ford Fusion.

Police describe suspect one as a heavyset Hispanic man who was wearing a black shirt with "Histle" written on the it in white letters.

Suspect two is described as a man wearing a tan mask, blue hat, white shirt with black and red graphics, black pants and black and white shoes.