The Auburn Police Division is currently investigating a robbery that occurred Thursday afternoon, Aug. 17, in the parking lot of a business located in the 1600 block of Opelika Road. The female victim exited her vehicle and was approached by a man who was in possession of a hand gun and demanded money. The suspect took her purse, containing cash and a cell phone, and got into the passenger side of a waiting pick-up truck and fled the area.
Video footage of the truck as well one of the suspects has been obtained. The suspect that approached the victim is described as a black male, mid to late teens, slender build, average height and weight. The driver of the truck is also described as a black male. The suspect vehicle appears to be a two tone white or silver over a darker color mid-2000’s model Chevrolet or GMC crew cab 1500 series pick-up truck.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect as well as providing any information on the suspect’s vehicle. Anyone with information is encouraged to call detectives at 334-501-3140 or the 24 hour non-emergency number 334-501-3100. Callers may also provide information anonymously on the tip line 334-246-1391.