From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham Police have reported that detectives are conducting two robbery investigations with what appears to be the same suspect. Investigators are requesting the public’s assistance identifying the suspect..
On Dec. 10, at approximately 4:30 p.m., officers from the East Precinct responded to the ABC store located at 7600 Crestwood Boulevard to investigate a report of a robbery. Officers arrived to find that the suspect entered the business and took several bottles of alcohol. While fleeing, the suspect threatened to shoot the cashier.
On Dec. 24, 2018, at approximately 3:49 p.m., officers from the South Precinct responded to the Hibbett’s Shoe store located in the 300 block of Palisades Boulevard. Officers arrived to find that the suspect entered the business and took several clothing items. While fleeing, the suspect threatened to shoot the employees.
If there is anyone with information on the identity of the suspect, the Birmingham Police Department asks that they contact BPD robbery detectives at 254-1753 or contact Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.