Video: Suspect in armed University Blvd Shell station robbery caught on camera

BIRMINGHAM, ALa. (WIAT) — UPDATE: Birmingham police say the suspect is in custody and has been formally charged with robbery in the first degree.

The suspect is identified as Chris Jones, and is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on $240,000 bond. Police say he is responsible for several other robberies.

ORIGINAL: Birmingham police are asking for help identifying a suspect in a robbery of the Shell station on University Blvd.

Last night around 11, police say a black man wearing full beard, a black jacket and a ballcap, walked into the gas station. Police say the suspect pulled out a gun and demanded money. He left the scene on foot, getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The cashier was not injured.

Anyone with information please contact Det. Wilder at 254-1753.

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