FRANKLIN (WWJ) – Police say a man was held at gunpoint and robbed while walking his dog Monday night.
Police in the Village of Franklin say the man was walking his dog around 6:45 p.m. near 13 Mile and Inkster roads when he was approached by two suspects. The man allegedly told police that the suspects produced a silver revolver, held the gun to his head and ordered him to the ground, before stealing his watch, wedding ring and iPhone.READ MORE: Karen Carter, and Others Metro Detroiters Chipped In To Help Salvation Army’s Bed and Bread Radiothon
Investigators say the suspects then fled the area in a 1997 to 2000 white Mercury Mystique or similar, with a possible license plate of CST0707. A vehicle matching the description was reportedly seen cruising the area just prior to the robbery.
Police say the victim was probably chosen at random.READ MORE: Granholm Confirmed By Senate To Be Next Energy Secretary
The first suspect, allegedly the gunman, is described as a black male in his 20s, tall, thin, with a shaved head. The second suspect, who remained in the vehicle, is described as a black male in his 20s, heavy-set, round face with slight beard growth and short black hair.
An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: South Haven And Other Michigan Beaches Look To Hire Lifeguards To Stop Accidental Drownings
Anyone with information should contact the Franklin Police Department at 248-626-9672.