Man robbed while jumping car in parking lot of Pittsfield Township apartment complex, police say
A man attempting to jump a car in the parking lot of a Pittsfield Township apartment complex was ordered to the ground and then robbed early today, township police said.
The robbery occurred just before 1 a.m. near 4429 Hunt Club Drive, in the Hamptons of Cloverlane apartment complex off Michigan Avenue near I-94.
The victim told police he was in the carport area jumping a vehicle that wouldn't start when a masked man wearing dark clothing approached, reports said. He said the man pointed something at his face, which he believed to be a handgun, and ordered him to get on the ground, reports said.
The robber then demanded money, and the victim handed over his wallet, police said. He was told to lie face down as the robber fled, reports said. The victim was not injured.
The victim was unable to provide a description of the robber, police said.
An Ann Arbor police tracking dog was called to assist, but was unable to locate the robber.
Anyone with information is asked to call township police at 734-822-4911.
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