FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 26 Wednesday,
February 9, 2011, 9:13 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a suspect is in custody in connection with a
robbery investigation. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday, February 2, 2011.
North Precinct officers responded to investigate a report of a robbery in the 2300 block of
21st Avenue North at approximately 9:30 p.m. Officers received information that
the suspect stabbed the victim and took his money. The suspect was taken into custody as she walked around the corner from the scene counting
money. The victim sustained a wound to the arm that was not life threatening.
The suspect has been identified as: Tyeisha King, B/F, 27, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Robbery
1st degree warrant with a $30,000.00 bond has been obtained against the suspect. The suspect is in the custody
of the Jefferson County Jail.
A photo of the first suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710 1st