Thursday, 10 November 2016 11:20

AL O'Reilly Auto Parts Robbed at Gunpoint

Written by Prescotte Stokes III, AL.com

Two businesses in the Mobile area were robbed at gunpoint over the weekend of October 14, according to the Mobile Police Department.

On October 14 at approximately 7:56 p.m., officers responded to O'Reilly Auto Parts located at 2801 Springhill Road for a report of a commercial robbery.


The victim told police that an unknown male subject armed with a handgun entered the business and demanded cash.


A little more than 24 hours later on Saturday night, police received another report of a commercial robbery.


Police said that at approximately 11:12 p.m., officers responded to Marco's Pizza located at 5055 Cottage Hill Road. The victim stated an unknown male subject entered the business and insinuated he was armed with a handgun.


The suspect demanded cash before fleeing the scene.


No injuries were reported in either incident, and police have classified the crimes a first degree robbery. No additional details have been given at this time.


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