A British man was robbed of his wallet and passport on Thanksgiving in Dearborn, according to Dearborn police reports.
The resident of England was visiting Michigan for reasons not specified in the report. He was out with a friend in the area of Michigan Avenue and Oakman Boulevard around 12:30 a.m. on Nov. 22 when they pulled into a Mobil gas station in the area. The British man exited his car and was approached by a stranger who asked him to break a $20 bill.
According to police, the man pulled out his passport and wallet simultaneously, which were in the same pocket.
At that moment, he told police, another man came from behind and help him by his upper arms as the first man grabbed his wallet and passport.
Both suspects fled on foot, heading south toward Miller Road.
The British man and his friend went searching for the duo, but were unable to locate them.
The man told police that in addition to his passport, the wallet contained 200 British pounds, $84.80 in American dollars, plus multiple bank cards and his London driver's license.
One of the suspects was described as a light-skinned black male around the age of 25-30 who was thin and around 6 feet tall. He was wearing a black, puffy jacket and a black knit cap. The man said he did not get a good look at the other suspect.
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