Crime Stoppers January 22: Birmingham armed robbery, stolen credit cards
BIRMINGHAM RADIO SHACK ARMED ROBBERY:
Detectives need your help identifying three suspects wanted in an armed robbery at a Radio Shack in the 2300 block of Center Point Pkwy.
The incident occurred around 8:30 am December 22, 2012, and the suspects' pictures are posted to the right of this story.
Authorities said they held two employees at gunpoint and left with cash and seven prepaid cell phones.
STOLEN CREDIT CARDS USED AT THREE WALMARTS:
A purse was reported stolen January 4 from the 2100 block of Highland Avenue in Birmingham. Police said three suspects later used stolen credit cards from the purse at three WalMart locations on Highway 280, Highway 150, and Lakeshore Drive. The suspects' pictures and vehicle photos are posted to the right of this story.
Police said the suspects purchased computers, electronics and phones, but they stole several computers from one location.
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.