DPD is seeking the help locating a suspect wanted in an unarmed robbery at the Citgo gas station in the 19000 block of Van Dyke. The suspect stole the victim's purse and wallet from the passenger site of victim's vehicle. Detroit Police Department


Detroit police have released video footage showing a driver who allegedly robbed another gas station customer on the city’s east side last month.

Investigators learned the customer accidentally backed into the driver’s car at a Citgo in the 19000 block of Van Dyke at about 5 p.m. Feb. 20.

“The suspect began to argue with the victim and then proceeded to remove the victim’s purse and wallet from the passenger side of the victim’s vehicle,” authorities said in a statement Friday.

The driver then fled in a silver Chrysler Concord.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit police at (313) 596-1100. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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