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Man carjacked, robbed at gunpoint on Detroit's west side

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Detroit — A 46-year-old man's arrival home early Sunday morning on Detroit's west side came at a high cost after the victim was ambushed, carjacked and robbed at gunpoint by three men, police said.

The robbery took place about 1:30 a.m. on the 12100 block of Rutherford. That's south of Interstate 96 and west of Greenfield.

Police say the victim got out of his vehicle at his home and was ambushed by three men. 

At least one of them carried a "blue steel" automatic gun as the men demanded the man's belongings. He complied.

Police say three men, believed to be ages 16 to 25, attacked the victim and drove off with his vehicle

After giving up "an unknown amount of U.S. currency" and personal items, the victim also gave up his silver 2010 Ford Escape with a Michigan license plate DJQ 5532.

Police say the three suspects are 16 to 25 years old. They had no detailed descriptions immediately available.