Family pleads for return of young daughters' medication taken during carjacking in Detroit
DETROIT – When a man was carjacked Saturday morning in Detroit, thieves got more than just his car.
Torrence Hill's two young daughters have asthma, and their breathing nebulizer, medication and inhalers were in his car when it was stolen.
Hill was finishing his overnight security shift at at the Eastwood Convalescent Center nursing home in the 600 block of East Grand Boulevard at about 7:30 a.m. Police said two men approached him, fired a gun and demanded his car.
Hill said one of the men held a gun to his head and made him shake his hand before leaving with the car.
He was going to bring the medication to his 3- and 5-year-old daughters after work. Instead, the carjackers got the medication, his car, cellphone and wallet.
"Drop it off somewhere. Let somebody know and we can pick it up," Hill's mother, Denessa Taylor, said. "You got the car, the wallet, the money. Give us back the medicine."
Taylor said the girls need their medication because they get sick when the weather changes.
"I don't care about the car. I don't care about the phone," Taylor said.
Police are looking for Hill's 2009 tan Dodge Charger and a duffel bag with the medication.
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