Gunman robs U.S. 280 Marathon Station
Published 4:03 pm Monday, November 16, 2015
FROM STAFF REPORTS
HOOVER—Hoover Police are searching for a suspect in the Nov. 13 armed robbery of the Marathon Station at 5423 U.S. 280.
According to a news release from the Hoover Police Department, the unknown male suspect entered the gas station at 9:20 p.m. on Nov. 13 and pointed a black, semi-automatic handgun at the clerk. The suspect ordered the clerk to open the cash drawer and fled the scene after taking an undetermined amount of cash.
The suspect then got into a late-1980s or early-1990s model, gold or brown Buick, possibly a Century or a LeSabre. The driver of the Buick is described as an “older” white male with a beard. The vehicle was last seen traveling westbound on U.S. 280.
Surveillance cameras inside the store captured images of the suspect.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information about the case should call Hoover Police Sgt. Keith Czeskleba at 739-6795. Those wishing to remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward may call Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama at 254-7777.