Suspect sought in Athens gas station robbery

Suspect sought in Athens gas station robbery

ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - Athens police are asking the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect.

Police say there was an armed robbery report at J-Mart/Marathon gas station on U.S. 72 at Hine Street at about 9:15 p.m. Monday.

The black male suspect seen in the video was armed with a handgun and fled with a small amount of cash before officers could respond, according to police.

Detectives are working leads and processing evidence collected near the business.

Anyone with information on this crime or recognizes this man is asked to contact Detective Kelly Fussell at 256-233-8700.

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