Grosse Pointe Park residents concerned as police investigate weekend assault

Posted at 4:10 PM, Sep 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-18 18:47:55-04

People who live on Lakepointe Street in Grosse Pointe Park are concerned after an assault over the weekend. 

One resident says police were searching up and down the street into the night looking for "gloves and scarves" that could be connected to the case. 

Residents also have heard stories that this case is much larger than their own street. 

Police Chief Stephen Poloni with neither confirm not those stories. He will only say they are working with Michigan State Police and the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.

At 2:00 pm, the department issued this statement:

The Grosse Pointe Department of Public Safety received a report of an assault that occurred in the 700 block of Lakepointe on Saturday, September 16 at approximately 6:50 pm. Detectives from the Grosse Pointe Park Police Dept., along with Michigan State Police Evidence Technicians responded to the scene. At this time, we believe the incident to be isolated and are continuing our investigation. The Grosse Pointe Park Police are asking that if anyone has any information that may be related to the incident of Lakepointe on Saturday to please call detectives at (313) 822-4432.