IRONDALE ARMED ROBBERY:
Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying the suspect in an armed robbery at a Chevron on the 1800 block of Crestwood Boulevard. It happened shortly before midnight July 13, and the suspect's picture is posted to the right of this story.
The suspect walked inside the store wearing a black t-shirt and red shorts. He walked around the store but didn't buy anything before leaving. About a minute later, he cane back inside wearing a ski mask, pulled out a gun, and demanded money.
"He asks the clerk again, 'Are you sure that's all the money?'" said Sgt. Brian Allison. "The clerk assures him that's all the money, and he leaves the store. "
The suspect was seen getting inside the passenger side of a white, Crown Victoria.
BIRMINGHAM ARMED ROBBERY:
If you have heard or seen anything that could help in either case, call Crime Stoppers at the contact information listed below. Remember, all calls are anonymous. And if your tip leads to an arrest, detectives will give you a cash reward.
In addition to the Crime Stoppers reward, Wells Fargo is offering a $5,000 reward.
TO PROVIDE A TIP ON THE CASES: You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.
Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES." Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to www.birminghamcrimestoppers.org and click on the "submit an online tip" link.
No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous. Each tipster receives a private code number. If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.
Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court.
Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40. Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.
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