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Crime Stoppers July 31: Birmingham armed robbery; Jefferson County burglary

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Crime Stoppers needs your help to solve a July 25th armed robbery that occurred in Birmingham's Avondale community. Around 8:30 pm, a suspect, whose picture is posted to the right of this story, entered the Family Dollar on the 4400 block of 4th Avenue South. 

He demanded money and told those inside to get on the floor. 

"He took the whole cash drawer," said Detective Patrick Green. "He fled out the front door and got into a white Impala and left in an unknown direction."

Witnesses said the suspect is a 5'5'' black male with hazel eyes and a scar above his left eye. 


Our second case involves a July 7th burglary at Miller Pipe on Industrial Parkway in Jefferson County. Around 8:30 am, two suspects, whose pictures are posted to the right of this story, entered the building.

"They cut a whole in the fence around the back side of the building, came in through the door, and spent a good amount of time in the warehouse area of the facility," said Sgt. Brian Allison. 

The stole around $12,000 of floor jacks and scrap iron and sold the floor jacks to a scrap metal dealer off Vanderbilt Road. 

"The owner of the company [Miller Pipe] was able to positively identify the jacks as being his," added Sgt. Allison. "We just need to get these guys identified."

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 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.