Man goes to wrong car at Detroit store, gets assaulted
Detroit police have released surveillance images of a suspect wanted in connection with an attack reported on the east side of the city this month.
A 69-year-old man walked out of a grocery store on the 9700 block of Harper at around 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 6 and walked towards a white Jeep Cherokee that he believed belonged to the person who dropped him off, said in a statement. “When he tried to open the door, the victim found it was not the same vehicle.”
The driver got out and started attacking the man before escaping into the jeep.
The victim was hospitalized with injuries.
The suspect is described as a man in his twenties who last wore a red beanie and dark clothing with the words Savage Mode on the front of a sweater.
Anyone who knows their whereabouts or has information is asked to contact the Seventh Precinct Investigative Unit of the Detroit Police Department at (313) 596-5740. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.