By SHERRI KOLADE
DEARBORN — Police are looking for three men accused of stealing a black 2012 Ford Edge, leaving a man and a woman shaken from the incident.
A woman and her 91-year-old father were driving north on the Southfield freeway near Michigan Avenue about noon April 30 were victims of a car theft when they were bumped from behind by a white vehicle, described as a Chevy Malibu.
After the collision the woman pulled over near Rotunda to look at the damage and exchange insurance information, according to police reports, when she was approached by two men.
The men were described as black, in their early 20s,and medium builds.
The men produced handguns, which appeared to be semi-automatics, and ordered the woman and her father to give them their property and the keys to their Edge.
The men said they would shoot the victims if they did not comply, according to reports. One of the men entered the victim’s vehicle, while the other returned to the white vehicle; they both drove north on Southfield.
According to police reports the woman went to a nearby medical center’s driveway, where she called the police for help.
A short time after the theft the stolen Edge was involved in a hit-and-run collision at Eight Mile near Wyoming, where three people were observed running from the vehicle before the police arrived.
A gun was discovered in the area of the crime but police have yet to find the suspects, according to published reports.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dearborn Police Department tip line at 313-943-3012 or Crime Stoppers at 800-SPEAK-UP.
(Sherri Kolade can be reached at [email protected])