1 injured near Pinecrest Apartments during armed robbery - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

1 injured near Pinecrest Apartments during armed robbery

(Source: WAFF Staff) (Source: WAFF Staff)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville police were called to Pinecrest Apartments just after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday due to an armed robbery. 

Officers with Huntsville police say a black man hit a Hispanic man with a pistol in the breezeway of Pinecrest Apartments, demanded money and took off.

Police say they've had a string of about five armed robberies recently in that neighborhood "targeting the Hispanic population."

The victim was loaded into HEMSI and taken to Huntsville Hospital.

Witnesses were interviewed and K-9's searched the area.

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