Rash of 6 Detroit carjackings take place overnight

- A Detroit carjacking crime spree overnight included at least six cars stolen. 
 
On one of the videos, the suspect wore a towel under his hat, covering his face and a gun in hand.
 
It is a scene too familiar to another couple in the city who early Monday morning say the same thing happened to them. 

“Two guys approached my husband with a gun and took his car," said a woman.

"'He said 'Put your hands up don’t move, don't move,'" her husband said. "He searched me, took all my possessions, everything.”

The couple doesn't want to be identified but they say they were robbed of their midnight grey Lincoln Towncar at Fullerton and Pinehurst just before 3 a.m.

"A tall guy with a beard, he had on a grey hoodie, some blue khaki pants, and a soft voice," she said. "He didn’t have a real deep voice.”

They also described this car at the scene - an orange Dodge Challenger with a black racing stripe. The same seen in this separate crime.

In fact, police say it is possible these same criminals went on a carjacking crime spree from Sunday night until dawn Monday morning.

Just to give you an idea on how brazen the criminals were, one of the carjackings took place on Stahelin on the other side of a fence from the Sixth Precinct.

That was where it all started 9:45 p.m. on Stahelin. Less than an hour later at Joy and Pierson. A third just after 11 p.m. on Heritage Place near Grand River.

At 2:50 am, they were at it again, the couple on Pinehurst. The next report was at Joy and Evergreen and finishing off the crime spree on Morang just before sunrise Monday morning.

A total of six reported carjackings.  The images from Joy and Evergreen around 4:15 a.m. offer the best look at the crime and the car associated with the criminals. 

Police say thankfully there have been no reports of any injuries.  They are asking anyone who knows who is responsible to come forward. your information may be worth a reward.
 

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