From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department (BPD) is seeking the identities of two suspects in connection to a robbery that occurred at King Buffet on Sunday, Nov. 27.
According to the BPD, an East Precinct sergeant was on patrol in the 7800 Block of Crestwood Boulevard when he entered the Kings Buffet (7873 Crestwood Boulevard).
“The sergeant learned a robbery had just occurred at the restaurant,” Officer Truman Fitzgerald stated. “A male and female came to the restaurant and left without paying for their food.”
Fitzgerald stated that a restaurant employee questioned the couple about paying for their food while in the parking lot when one of the suspects pulled a firearm and pointed it at the worker.
“The suspects fled the scene in a black 4-door sedan,” Fitzgerald stated. “No injuries were reported.”
Authorities ask if there is anyone with information on the suspect’s identity, contact BPD Robbery Detectives at 205-254-1764 or remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
The story will be updated when more information is available.