Crime Stoppers January 1: Armed robbery at Forestdale Milo's Hamburgers



This week's Crime Stoppers report focuses on an armed robbery that happened November 13, 2012, at the Milo's Hamburgers on the 1100 block of Forestdale Boulevard.

Around 8:30 pm, police said the suspect, whose pictures are posted to the right of this story, walked in with a gun and robbed an employee at gunpoint. He left with an undetermined amount of cash.

"In this case, he just walks in calmly and takes several hundred dollars without really caring," said Jefferson County Detective{}Brian Allison. "If he's going to carry a gun, then it's only a matter of time before somebody gets hurt."

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 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.