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Detroit delivery driver helps robbery victim running down street in his underwear

Posted at 10:20 PM, Feb 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-07 05:24:56-05

A man who was forced to strip down to his boxers at gunpoint was helped by a young man who was out making deliveries. 

It happened around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, near the corner of Holcomb and East Jefferson on Detroit’s east side.

A 21-year-old delivery driver saw a man running down Holcomb in his underwear. 

Someone in a silver Chevy Impala allegedly robbed the man at gunpoint, telling him to strip down.

The delivery driver saw him soon after, and stepped in - giving the victim some clothes.

“Gave him a whole outfit really,” he says. “Gave him some Dickies pants I used to wear to work. Gave him some Jordans. They kind of beat up, but they Jordans though.”

But not long after, the deliveryman found himself getting questioned by police on whether he had anything to do with the robbery.

“Police keep pulling me over because I got an Impala,” he says.  “I definitely gave him some clothes. He was out here in his boxers man, you know what I’m saying, so couldn’t just leave him like that so I just let him keep the outfit I gave him.”

The victim appeared to have no injuries. 

An investigation is ongoing.