Employee carjacked in Birmingham Seaholm parking lot - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Employee carjacked in Birmingham Seaholm parking lot

Posted: Updated:

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AP) -- A maintenance employee was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of a suburban Detroit high school.

The man wasn't hurt.

According to Birmingham police, the holdup happened about 4:50 a.m. when the employee got out of his car at Seaholm High School.

Police say someone pointed a gun at the man; demanded his money, cellphone and keys; and fired a gunshot into the air. The victim dropped some items on the ground and ran.

Police say that as the victim ran, he heard a second gunshot and saw two men taking off in his car.

The maintenance employee used a second cellphone to call 911.

One of the suspects is in custody. Police are looking for the second suspect.

Classes were canceled for the day.

  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices