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Crime Stoppers September 11: Suspect targets store several times; Stolen credit cards used for shopping spree

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JEFFERSON COUNTY ARMED ROBBERY:

Police need your help to identify a suspect who has targeted the Dollar General on the 3900 block of Pinson Valley Parkway five times. 

The latest target was an armed robbery Saturday, September 1st around 8 pm. The suspect, whose picture is posted to the right of this story, got away with cash. Witnesses say he ran towards Brookstone Apartments. 

Police believe if you know who is responsible for these crimes, they may be able to solve eight cases.

"And if there's an arrest, you're eligible for a monetary reward," said Detective Pat Green. "It would behoove anybody who knows anything to pick up the phone and give us a call."

MOUNTAIN BROOK CREDIT CARD THEFT:

Police also need your help identifying two suspects who used stolen credit cards taken from a woman shopping at a Mountain Brook grocery store Tuesday, August 21st. The theft occurred at Crestline Village's Piggly Wiggly.

The suspects, whose pictures are posted to the right of this story, used the victim's credit cards at a Pelham WalMart, the WalMarts on Lakeshore Drive and John Hawkins Parkway, and a Hoover Chevron gas station. They charged more than $3,500 and left in a white vehicle. A photo of the vehicle is posted to the right of this story. 

TO PROVIDE A TIP ON THE CASE:  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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