Crime

Auburn police trying to identify armed robber

Ben Wright

benw@ledger-enquirer.com

Auburn, Ala., robbery suspect
Auburn, Ala., robbery suspect

Police in Auburn, Ala., are trying to identify a man captured on video surveillance cameras during two robbers late Saturday.

The Auburn Police Division was called first to a 10:38 p.m. business robbery in 600 block of Webster Road. Minutes later, police were called to a second robbery in the 1800 block of W. Long Leaf Drive.

 Officers were told an armed man entered the businesses and demanded money. The man took an undisclosed amount of cash from each business and fled on foot.

  No clerk was injured during the robberies.

  Surveillance cameras video shows the robber is black, about 6 feet, 1 inches to 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 180 to 190 pounds. He was wearing a blue baseball cap, sunglasses, a gray hooded sweatshirt over a blue T-shirt, blue jeans and athletic shoes.

  Anyone with information on the suspect's identity should call the detectives at 334-501-3140 or the anonymous tip line at 334-246-1391.

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