Police: robbery suspect faked vehicle sale

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – Birmingham police say they have taken a suspect in custody  in connection to a robbery.

Officers believe 20-year-old Raphael Hall lured the robbery victim to the 7000 block of 2nd Avenue South on March 15th under the guise of selling him a vehicle. Once the victim arrived, police say Hall brandished a handgun and demanded money from the victim.

Hall was taken into custody on March 16th. He is facing a charge of 1st Degree Robbery and is being held in the Jefferson County Jail.

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