Wanted: Shirtless Man Who Tried To Steal T-Shirts From Family Dollar [VIDEO]

June 11, 2019 - 3:40 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - Do you know this wanted man?

Family Dollar wanted
Suspect is seen in a security camera image. (Photo: Detroit Police)
Detroit police are asking for help to identify and locate him after they say he tried to rob a west side Family Dollar store.

According to police, the suspect entered the store in the 13000 block of W. 8 Mile Rd. at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, and tried to steal a pack of t-shirts.

He was stopped by employees and was allowed to leave the store without the merchandise.

Police said that's when the man went to a vehicle described as a black Jeep Grand Cherokee, retrieved a weapon and attempted to re-enter the store. After realizing the door was locked, he left in the vehicle in an unknown direction.

No one was hurt. 

The man was wearing a red jacket, dark pants and white sneakers, but no shirt at the time of the incident. 

Anyone who recognizes this wanted suspect is or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call Detroit Police Department 12th Precinct at 313-596-1240 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.