Older man robbed, struck in the head with handgun

Detective with the Birmingham Police are looking for the person who robbed an elderly man and struck him in the head with a handgun.

Reports say on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, the victim was shopping inside the Jefferson Avenue Food Mart, located at 5408 Jefferson Avenue, when the suspect stole cash from the victim and began striking him in the back of the head with a handgun.

The suspect ran from the store.

The man sustained life-threatening injuries and have been taken to the hospital for treatment. And is currently in an undisclosed condition.

Anyone with information is urged to contact BPD Robbery Detectives at 205-254-1753 or remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.