Two men, ages 30 and 47, respectively, were carjacked in separate incidents early Monday morning on Detroit's west side.

At 4:15 a.m., the 47-year-old man was sitting in his blue 2007 Dodge Charger at an Exxon station on the 19800 block of Joy Road when a man armed with a handgun got out of an orange Dodge Charger, approached his driver side window and demanded he get out of the vehicle.


A carjacking occurred at 4:15 am on Detroit's west side in the 19800 block of Joy Rd. Detroit Police Department

The victim complied and fled from the scene, at which point the suspect got into the blue Charger. 

While early information from the Detroit Police Department said the station was part of the city's Project Green Light program, a late morning update indicated the station is across the street from a Project Green Light gas station.

No video was immediately made available of the incident.

Just before 3 a.m., at Fullerton and Pinehurst, a 30-year-old man was carjacked at gunpoint. The area is north of Grand River and east of Meyers. 

The victim's early 2000s Lincoln four-door was giving a jump to another vehicle when a man, armed with a handgun, approached him on foot.

A second armed man approached, demanding that the victim empty his pockets. Police describe that suspect as a black male standing 6 feet 2 inches tall, medium complexion, with a full beard. He wore a gray hoodie and blue pants.

Then the two jumped into the victim's Lincoln. They were last seen heading eastbound on Fullerton.


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