DETROIT (WWJ) – Police and Crime Stoppers are looking to the public for help to identify two men suspected of robbing a 13-year-old boy at gunpoint in a McDonald’s bathroom.
The robbery took place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 between 9:24 p.m. and 9:50 p.m. at 10955 W. Jefferson near Louis Street in River Rouge.
According to Crime Stoppers of Michigan, one of the suspects pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and robbed the young victim of a $350 Gucci brand belt and a necklace. The suspects went through the victims backpack and ordered the teen to wait in a stall while they fled.
Officials say two young women are suspected assisting with the crime, helping the suspects get away in a black hatchback vehicle — possibly a Ford Fiesta.
No one was hurt.
An image of the two suspects was captured on a surveillance camera.
Suspect number one is described as a black male, around 6 feet tall with a medium to light complexion. He had braided hair and was wearing dark pants and a shirt with “OCC” on the front.
The second suspect is a black male around 5 feet, 9 inches tall with a dark complexion and short hair. He was wearing a light blue shirt and dark color shorts.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.
Anyone who has information regarding the crime should call Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP or 1-800-773-2587. The public may also visit www.1800SPEAKUP.org to a tip submit online; or text“CSM” and the tip information to CRIMES (274637).
As always, tipsters to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous. There is no caller ID, and callers will not be required to testify in court.