Police: 2 carjacked at gunpoint Sunday

James David Dickson
The Detroit News
View Comments

Two victims were carjacked at gunpoint Sunday night on Detroit's west side, police said.

The carjacking took place about 10:30 p.m. Sunday on the 10600 block of Santa Maria, said Officer Holly Lowe, a Detroit Police Department spokeswoman. The area is north of West McNichols and just west of West Outer Drive.

The victims had just entered a black 2008 Mercury Milan when two men in ski masks and all-black clothing approached, one on the driver side, one on the passenger side.

The suspect on the driver side held a handgun. The suspects ordered the victims —  the driver born in 1991, the passenger born in 1987 — out of the car, took their cellphones, tossed them over a fence, then fled in the stolen vehicle.

After the suspects drove off, the victims hopped the fence and retrieved their cellphones. 

Police are investigating.

 

View Comments