TALLADEGA COUNTY -- Talladega County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery Jan. 4.
According to Sgt. Mike Jones, the suspect was described as a white male, 6 feet or 6-feet-1-inch tall and weighing more than 200 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans at the time of the robbery.
The victim in the case, a 34-year-old male, said he was walking to his mailbox on Landers Loop outside of Sylacauga on the evening of Jan. 4 when he spotted the suspect walking by in the street.
As he was walking away, the victim said the suspect showed him a handgun and demanded he hand over his wedding ring and wallet. The wallet contained cash and a debit card, according to an incident and offense report filed by the victim.
The victim then fled on foot toward a wooded area, Jones said.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office at 256-761-2141 or leave an anonymous tip on the sheriff’s website at http://www.talladegasheriff.mattfuller85.com/crime-tip/.