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Media Release 252

Robbery Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a robbery investigation. Detectives requests assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in the attached photo and video.

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, an elderly community member was purchasing items inside of the Jefferson Avenue Food Mart, located at 5408 Jefferson Avenue, when the suspect stole U.S. currency from the victim and began striking the victim in the back of the head with a handgun. The suspect then fled the store.

The victim suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized due to the suspect’s actions.

If there is anyone with information on the identity of the suspect, we ask that they contact BPD Robbery Detectives at 205-254-1753 or remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

 Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App. Simply download the app and submit a tip. Updates will be provided as information becomes available. If the tip to Crime Stoppers leads to an arrest, Crime Stoppers will provide a cash reward.

Please see the attached photo and video featuring the suspect in this investigation.

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Media Release 252- Robbery Investigation