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Crime Stoppers June 4: Armed robbery at Center Point gas station and Birmingham Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

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CENTER POINT GAS STATION ARMED ROBBERY:

Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying a suspect and person of interest in an armed robbery at a BP gas station on 2252 Center Point Parkway. It happened May 22 around 10 pm.

Pictures of the suspect and person of interest are posted to the right of this story.

That night, the suspect walked into the store with two guns demanding cash.

"If somebody is that brave to come in with two handguns drawn, fingers on the trigger, then there's no telling who his next victim is going to be the next time he needs a couple of hundred dollars," said Jefferson County Sheriff Office Sgt. Brian Allison.

Detectives also need your help identifying a person of interest in the case.

"There's a person of interest that comes into the store approximately a minute or two minutes before the robbery takes place," said Sgt. Allison. "Detectives need to figure out what he saw and what he may have been able to gather, if he saw anything at all."

If you know anything about either individual, contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

BIRMINGHAM ARMED ROBBERY AT KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUTS:

Crime Stoppers also hopes you can identify two suspects wanted for an armed robbery at a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts on 1st Avenue North.

Pictures of the suspects are posted to the right of this story.

The robbery happened May 6th around 6 pm. That evening, the suspects walked into the store. One suspect walked towards the back of the store, and the other suspect demanded cash. He later jumped over the counter and tried to open the cash register. He was unable to do so and left with the other suspect in what witnesses described as a black Nissan Altima or Maxima.

If you have any information, about the case, contact Crime Stoppers 205-254-7777.

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.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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