Detroit police search for men in carjacking of victim at a traffic light

Men pointed gun at victim

Detroit Police Department patrol vehicle (WDIV)

DETROIT - Police are searching for two men involved in a carjacking that happened Saturday on Gratiot Avenue and 7 Mile Road. 

According to the victim, who is 22,  he was sitting behind the wheel at a traffic light around 3:45 a.m. when the suspects, one of whom was armed, approached him.  

The armed suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his car.

The victim complied out of fear. The suspects then struck the victim a few times before taking the car and fled in an unknown direction. 

The victim was driving a black Mercedes. 

The suspects are between the ages of 18 and 22 years old. 

One first man has been described as black, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, with a skinny build and short hair, and was wearing a black hoodie and armed with a handgun. 

The second man has been described as black and wearing a turquoise jacket and brown pants. 

Police continue to investigate. 

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