Tuscaloosa PD searching for Christmas Day robbery and attempted murder suspect

Tuscaloosa PD searching for Christmas Day robbery and attempted murder suspect
24-year-old Terrence Cortez Williams (Source: Tuscaloosa Police Department)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - The Tuscaloosa Police Department is searching for a man wanted for robbery and attempted murder in Tuscaloosa.

24-year-old Terrence Cortez Williams was last seen in the Alberta area just after 2 p.m. today, after he fled from police officers in a high speed car chase.

According to police, Williams should not be approached. Anyone who has seen him is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867, TPD at 205-349-2121 or any local law enforcement agency.

Williams is wanted for a robbery on Christmas Day at a car wash on 1600 Skyland Blvd around 1:45 p.m. A victim and multiple witnesses reported that a man fired a gun after stealing several items from the victim.

After an investigation, police established Williams as a suspect and began actively searching for him this week.

Around 2 p.m. this afternoon, officers found Williams and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. According to police, Williams refused to stop and lead TPD on a chase at speeds up to 80 miles an hour. Williams abandoned his car near Third Place East and has not been seen since.

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