Police are investigating after a two-man stick-up crew allegedly conducted two armed robberies about five minutes apart Saturday on Detroit's east side.

The armed robberies started about 1:30 a.m. at Van Dyke and Lafayette.

Police say the two men pulled up in a royal blue Chrysler 200, got out and one of them pulled a blue steel automatic handgun on a 46-year-old man. The man handed over his cell phone, and the suspects fled.

Minutes later, the royal blue Chrysler 200 pulled up to that same location and pulled a gun on a 43-year-old man. They took his cell phone and wallet and fled.

Neither victim was injured.

Police describe the gun-wielding suspect as a man in his 20s, standing 5 feet 11 inches tall,  and weighing 170 pounds. He has  braids and dark skin. He wore black jogging pants with a white stripe.

The driver of the Chrysler 200 is a black male in his 20s, about 6 feet 1 inch tall, 180 pounds. He wore a black scarf over his face, a red coat, and dark jeans.


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