FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 210 Wednesday,
November 9, 2011,
11:25 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
Robbery Investigation Arrest
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a suspect has been arrested in connection with a
On Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.,
East Precinct officers responded to 9208 Parkway East on a report of a robbery in progress.
Officers received information that a suspect armed with a handgun
was demanding money from the tellers of Compass Bank. As officers arrived, the suspect fled the location in
his vehicle with currency. Shortly after, East Precinct officers stopped the suspect’s vehicle at the entrance
ramp to I-59 South at Roebuck Parkway. The suspect was taken into custody without incident
and the currency was recovered. There were no injuries during the incident.
The suspect’s identity will be released following completion of warrant procedures.
The suspect is in the custody of the Birmingham City Jail.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.