Crime Stoppers December 10: Customer turns into robber at Roebuck business
DOLLAR GENERAL ROBBERY:
Crime Stoppers needs your help solving a robbery that happened in September on the 9000 block of Parkway East.
The suspect, whose pictures are posted to the right of this story, walked into the store and bought cigarettes. Deputies said he then robbed the store clerk.
"There's the potential and the great probability that at some point, he's going to hurt himself or hurt somebody else and we need to take some kind of action before that happens," said Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Brian Allison.
If you recognize the suspect, let Crime Stoppers know immediately.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.