Man Attempts to Carjack Vehicle in 700 block of Woodward Ave [Video]

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection to an attempted carjacking that occurred on the city’s eastside.

On Friday, March 15th, 2019, at approximately 4:45 p.m., in the 700 block of Woodward Ave, a 58-year-old female victim was sitting inside of her parked vehicle, when the male suspect opened her driver side door and started yelling for her to move into the passenger seat. The suspect attempted to push the victim over to the passenger seat, but the victim pushed back. Unknown citizens tried assisting the victim as the suspect was inside and outside the vehicle before he fled Northbound on Woodward.

The suspects is described as a Black, male, 6’0”, 200 lbs., wearing a plaid gray and black coat with a black hat.

If anyone recognizes the suspect or knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to contact Detroit Police Departments CATS Unit at 313-596-2555, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.