Suspect confesses to robberies in east Jefferson County

Suspect confesses to robberies in east Jefferson County

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says a suspect has admitted to two robberies in the same night after targeting the CVS in Clay and the Winn Dixie in Pinson.

The suspect walked into the CVS drug store and demanded money. The sheriff's office says the suspect, presented what appeared to be a hand gun through his coat.

Roughly 40 minutes later, the same man walked into the Winn Dixie demanding money. The employee gave him money and he ran.

Deputies later pulled over a car that matched witness descriptions. They say the man confessed to both the CVS and Winn Dixie robberies.

Deputies were able to recover the cash from the Winn Dixie robbery.

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