Detroit police seek 2 males in attempted carjacking

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

Detroit — Detroit police are seeking the public's help in locating two men wanted in connection to an attempted carjacking on the city's east side. 

The incident occurred at 10:36 p.m. on April 22 in the area of Conant and Commor, near the border of Hamtramck.

A 41-year-old man exited a store and was walking to his 2010 Toyota Camry when he was approached from behind by a suspect with a gun to the back of his head, police said.

The victim attempted to knock the gun away as a second suspect approached and started hitting him. 

Both suspects jumped inside the car, but were unable to drive away, police said. 

Suspect 1 is described as 17-18 years of age, 120-130 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and orange hair armed with a handgun.

Suspect 2 is described as between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall,  wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Anyone who recognizes the suspects or knows of their whereabouts are asked to contact Detroit Police Departments CATS Unit at (313) 596-2555 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.
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