Gulf Shores PD catches armed robber in less than 20 minutes


GULF SHORES, Ala. (WALA) – According to Gulf Shores police, a man is under arrest less than 20 minutes after he robbed Island Drugs at gunpoint.

Police say he entered Island Drugs on Hwy. 59 just after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 19 displaying a gun and demanding drugs.

Police say the robber made off with an undetermined kind and amount of drugs and left the scene on foot. Responding officers found a suspicious car parked nearby occupied by another subject that investigators say turned out to be the getaway vehicle.

The robbery suspect and the other subject inside the car were apprehended less that 20 minutes from the time of the robbery. The investigation continues and the suspects’ names have not been released at this time.


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