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      Crime Stoppers April 8: Suspect fires weapon, accused of stealing car near deputy

      Suspect accused of stealing car
      SUSPECT FIRES GUN, ACCUSED OF STEALING CAR NEAR DEPUTY:

      Jefferson County deputies need your help finding two suspects and a stolen vehicle.

      The alleged crime began Tuesday, April 1 around 12 am. The victim withdrew money from a Wells Fargo ATM on Center Point Parkway then headed home to her nearby apartment. Deputies believe the suspects may have followed her.

      One suspect is accused of holding the victim at gunpoint then taking her car keys. The victim ran inside, and authorities arrived.

      While inside the manager's office, two suspects, including the woman who allegedly held the victim at gunpoint, stole the victim's vehicle. It's a 2012 red Toyota Yaris with the tag number 6-3-7-7-A-A-9.

      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.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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