BPD searching for person of interest in Ensley robbery investigation

BPD searching for person of interest in Ensley robbery investigation
The Birmingham Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify a person of interest in an investigation of a robbery that took place a gas station in Ensley early Wednesday morning. (Source: Birmingham Police Department)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify a person of interest in an investigation of a robbery that took place early Wednesday morning.

BP Officers were called to a gas station in the 900 block of 20th Ensley St. around 4:45 a.m. after a person was shot. Officers arrived to find a wounded victim with non-life threatening injuries.

After investigation, officers learned the victim was pumping gas when an unknown person approached him asking for money. The victim reports leaning inside his car to look for change when the suspect disarmed a handgun from the victim’s back pocket or waistband and shot him. The suspect then stole the victim’s blue Chevrolet Trailblazer. Two other males also left the scene with the suspect.

BPD is asking for help from the public to identify a person of interest in an investigation of a robbery that took place a gas station in Ensley early Wednesday morning.
BPD is asking for help from the public to identify a person of interest in an investigation of a robbery that took place a gas station in Ensley early Wednesday morning. (Source: Birmingham Police Department)
BPD is asking for help from the public to identify a person of interest in an investigation of a robbery that took place a gas station in Ensley early Wednesday morning.
BPD is asking for help from the public to identify a person of interest in an investigation of a robbery that took place a gas station in Ensley early Wednesday morning. (Source: Birmingham Police Department)

Anyone with information about this case or about the person pictured above is asked to call the B.P.D. Robbery Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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