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Pinson man charged with robbery

By Gary Lloyd

BIRMINGHAM — A Pinson man has been charged with three counts of robbery in a Birmingham incident Wednesday.

The Birmingham Police Department reports that two suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with two separate robbery investigations. Both incidents occurred Wednesday between 12:05 a.m. and 12:55 a.m.

Officers from the South Precinct responded to the 1500 block of 13th Place South to investigate a report of a robbery. Officers arrived to find a victim who stated he was robbed. The victim stated that two suspects approached him at gunpoint and took valuables before fleeing. There were no injuries during the robbery.

Philip Daniel Henderson
photo courtesy of the Birmingham Police Department

Upon further investigation, officers were able to locate two suspects in the 600 block of Idlewild Circle matching the description. The suspects were later positively identified as the suspects responsible for the robbery of the victim. In addition, the suspects were identified as the offenders in an earlier reported robbery that occurred in the 1300 block of 34th Street South involving two victims.

The first suspect was identified as 21-year-old Philip Daniel Henderson, of Pinson. Three robbery warrants with a $60,000 bond on each charge have been obtained against Henderson.

The second suspect was identified as 24-year-old Desmond Ray Jones, of Birmingham. Three robbery warrants with a $60,000 bond on each charge have been obtained against Jones.

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