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Crime Stoppers March 12: Suspect points gun at school bus; Birmingham home invasion

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SUSPECT POINTS GUN AT SCHOOL BUS:

Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying a suspect wanted for pointing a gun at a Jefferson County school bus. Detectives also need your help identifying another suspect who was with the first suspect during the incident.

A picture of the man police said pointed a gun is posted to the right of this story.

The incident occurred at the intersection of 15th Court Northwest and Glenwood Street January 24th around 4:30 pm.

"The bus driver driving the special-needs bus had one student and one teacher's aid on the bus," said Jefferson County Detective Brian Allison. "This is a stupid act committed by one person against the most innocent among us."

No one was harmed in the incident.

BIRMINGHAM HOME INVASION:

Detectives also need your help identifying four suspects wanted in a home invasion/robbery that occurred on Castlemaine Court February 8th around 7:30 am. The police sketch of one of the suspects is posted to the right of this story.

Detectives said the suspects approached a father at a residence, handcuffed and tied him and his family, stole money and more from a safe, and left in the victim's car.

The vehicle posted to the right of this story is a picture of the vehicle the suspects are believed to have left in.

TO PROVIDE A TIP ON EITHER 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.crimestoppersmetroal.com 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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