Detroit carjacking suspects approached victim, demanded money and assaulted him, police say

Suspects believed to have carjacked a man at a Detroit gas station in June.

A car theft in Detroit has police on the lookout for two men suspected of a violent carjacking near the Lodge Freeway. 

Two men approached a 23-year-old victim at a gas station on Schaefer on June 17, where one of them produced a weapon, demanded money, and then assaulted the individual. 

The victim ran away while the suspects entered his car and fled the scene. 

The carjacking happened around 1 a.m. in the 15900 block of Schaefer in the Bethane Community neighborhood.

The stolen vehicle was later recovered in the area of Monte Vista and Fenkell.

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Detroit police released images of the suspects. Both are Black males who were dressed in black-colored clothes on the night of the carjacking.

Anyone with information is asked to call the department's Commercial Auto Theft Unit at (313) 596-2555.