FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 25 Tuesday,
February 8, 2011, 9:48 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a suspect is in custody in connection with a
robbery investigation. The suspect was arrested on Saturday, February 5, 2011.
Birmingham Police Robbery detectives responded to investigate a report of a robbery in the
700 block of 3rd Avenue West. The robbery took place on Thursday,
February 3, 2011 at approximately 4:00 a.m.
Investigators found that the suspect attempted to rob the victim at gunpoint when the victim began to struggle
with the suspect. During the struggle the suspect was struck once with a non-life threatening gunshot wound
to the head. The suspect later arrived at St. Vincent’s Hospital South, but left before he could be treated.
The suspect has been identified as: Eric Dion Wolfe, B/M, 37, of
Birmingham, Alabama. A Robbery 1st degree warrant with a $60,000.00
bond has been obtained against the suspect. The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
A photo of the first suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at
1710 1st Avenue North.
|Eric Dion Wolfe