Crime Stoppers March 19: Robbery, shooting; Suspects steal purse - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports

Crime Stoppers March 19: Robbery, shooting; Suspects steal purse, attempt to use credit card

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BIRMINGHAM ROBBERY/SHOOTING:

Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying two suspects wanted for robbing a woman outside an apartment along the 300 block of Cross Creek Ct. February 12.

Police said one of the suspects shot the victim after stealing her purse. A police sketch of the suspect is posted to the right of this story.

Birmingham Detective Pat Green said: "Who knows who could be the next victim. They've showed that they will steal. They've showed that they will rob, and they've showed that they will injure. So with those elements, we really need to get these guys off the street."

PINSON PURSE THEFT:

Detectives also need your help identifying two suspects wanted for stealing a woman's purse outside a Win Dixie in Pinson and attempting to use a credit card from the purse later that day at a WalMart in Oneonta. The incident occurred Monday, January 14th.

The purse was later found in DeKalb County. The suspects' pictures are posted to the right of this story.

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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