Deputies: Runner beaten and robbed by 4 men near Ford Lake
Four men beat and robbed a 23-year-old man as he ran near Ford Lake in Ypsilanti Township Friday afternoon, a Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office official said Monday morning.
Fox said the man was punched and knocked to the ground by one of the four men. After he fell, the rest of the group punched and kicked him and one man went through his pockets, Fox said.
The four men then got into a black Ford Taurus with tinted windows and drove away from the area.
Two of the men were described as black, in their early 20s, with shoulder-length hair in braids and wearing black Carhartt coats. The third man was described as black, in his mid-20s to early 30s, bald and wearing a black Carhartt coat. The fourth man was described a black, between 18 and 25 years old and wearing a yellow sweater.
Anyone with information on this incident or the suspects is encouraged to call the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (773-2587).