Tuscaloosa man charged with robbery

Northport police have arrested 36-year-old Everick Gay and charged him with one count of robbery first-degree.

Police received a report of a robbery that occurred on McFarland Boulevard in Northport on February 1, 2014. The victim told police Gay approached him and asked for change. When the victim stated he had no money,{} the suspect told the victim "this is a robbery" as the suspect had one hand in his pocket with what appeared to be a gun pointed at the victim. A struggle ensued and the suspect left the area.

During the course of the investigation, police identified Gay as the suspect and probable cause was found to arrest the suspect for Robbery first-degree. Officers arrested Gay Wednesday in the 600 block of 30th Avenue in Northport. He is being held in the{} Tuscaloosa County jail pending a $60,000 bond.