VIDEO: Birmingham Police investigating 2 robberies in East Birmingham
From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham detectives are asking for information in two robbery investigations.
Police have released surveillance images and video from the first robbery, which happened on March 7 around 9:45 p.m. The suspect entered the Walgreens at 9325 Parkway East, approached the register and showed the store clerk a gun. The suspect then demanded money and cigarettes before fleeing the scene.
According to police, the second robbery happened on March 8 around 6:58 p.m. The suspect entered a Family Dollar located at 6629 First Ave. N. The suspect approached the register to purchase an item. When the store clerk opened the register, the suspect revealed a handgun and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.
Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact BPD Robbery Detectives at (205) 254-1753 or remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.