Crime Stoppers March 18: Suspect uses .44 Magnum revolver during holdup; Andrew Martin's homicide unsolved
CENTER POINT POPEYES CHICKEN HOLDUP:Detectives need your help solving a crime that happened February 23rd at the Popeyes on Center Point Parkway. The suspect was carrying a .44 Magnum revolver and pointed it at the manager, who was able to take the gun from the suspect before he fled with cash.Deputies believe he lives near the area.If you've heard about the crime, contact Crime Stoppers immediately.UNSOLVED BIRMINGHAM HOMICIDE:Andrew Martin's homicide is still unsolved. He was shot in the chest and killed February 8, 2013. He was left to die behind a fast food restaurant at the intersection of 41st Street North and Messer Airport Highway, and police are turning to the public for some new leads to help solve the case.Detectives believe Martin was meeting someone in the alley, and they believe that person is responsible for his death. They need witnesses to come forward with information. If you have that information, let Crime Stoppers know. We will keep you anonymous. 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.