Video shows tanker driver stop attempted carjacking at Allen Park gas station

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Police are looking for a man who attempted to steal a car on Oct. 12, 2017 from a gas station in Allen Park. (Allen Park PD)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Police are looking for a man who attempted to steal a car Thursday from a gas station in Allen Park.

Police said the man tried to steal a car about 1:15 p.m. from the BP gas station at 16054 Southfield Road.

Surveillance video showed the suspect enter a car while the victim was pumping gas. He drove away with the car, but was stopped by a tanker driver who was in the parking lot.

The suspect fled on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 313-386-7800.

Watch the video of the attempted carjacking below.

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