Man stabbed, held hostage and robbed at Detroit apartment - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Man stabbed, held hostage and robbed at Detroit apartment complex

Posted: Updated:
Infinity Park Apartment complex in Detroit near Telegraph and Schoolcraft roads Infinity Park Apartment complex in Detroit near Telegraph and Schoolcraft roads
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

A man who lives at Infinity Park Apartment complex near Telegraph and Schoolcraft roads in Detroit says he woke up to someone trying to unhook the latch on his door. He says once the suspects got in they duct taped his hands, mouth and feet and stabbed him several times.

The residents of this apartment complex are stunned to find out their neighbor was brutally attacked, held hostage and assaulted.

"I didn't hear any commotion out here this morning, but it makes you want to get your hat, if you know what I mean," says Lester Young, a neighbor.  

The suspects were armed with knives and stole one thousand dollars cash, 200 dollars in assorted coins, an Xbox game system, a computer, clothes and shoes. Police say a woman who was in bed with the victim at the time of the incident could have set the victim up, and are treating her as a suspect at this time.

The victim was left duct taped and bleeding from several stab wounds. All three suspects escaped, possibly in the victims car which is a 2010 Mercury Milan with the license plate PBH-5811.

The entrance to the apartment complex has several posted signs saying the complex is under 24 hour surveillance, but Fox 2 crews were able to walk right in and the guard shack was completely empty.

The victim will recover but that doesn't stop residents from fearing for their safety.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to hear from other residents at the complex

Police describe the two male suspects as black men in their 20s. They say the female suspect is named Jasmine, is five feet five inches tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds.

  • Maurielle LueMaurielle LueMore>>

  • Trash piles up in Madison Heights with garbage from other cities

    Trash piles up in Madison Heights with garbage from other cities

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:42:32 GMT
    The Southeastern Oakland Resource Recovery Authority, is dropping off mounds of trash at its Madison Heights facility trying to clear garbage cluttered streets.The trash getting dropped off there isn't from Madison Heights and residents who live there want the trash gone.
    The Southeastern Oakland Resource Recovery Authority, is dropping off mounds of trash at its Madison Heights facility trying to clear garbage cluttered streets.The trash getting dropped off there isn't from Madison Heights and residents who live there want the trash gone.
  • Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park strike deal to open up gateway

    Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park strike deal to open up gateway

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:42:31 GMT
    A farmer's market that some called a roadblock was a message to some that Detroit residents are not welcome in Grosse Pointe Park. Now the two cities are entering into a partnership.
    A farmer's market that some called a roadblock was a message to some that Detroit residents are not welcome in Grosse Pointe Park. Now the two cities are entering into a partnership.
  • Detroit residents say new LED street lights not bright enough

    Detroit residents say new LED street lights not bright enough

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:04:50 GMT
    Although Detroit residents are grateful for new street lights, they are concerned with the lack of coverage the new bulbs provide.
    Although Detroit residents are grateful for new street lights, they are concerned with the lack of coverage the new bulbs provide.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

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