Armed Robbery in Hoover


A woman was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon at a Hoover bank ATM, police said. The victim was making a withdrawal at the BBVA Compass at 1560 Montgomery Highway when a man approached her from behind, armed with a handgun. He demanded her money, purse, and cellphone before taking off in a white or silver SUV, investigators said. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as middle-aged white man with a beard, wearing a baseball cap. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Joe Nickelson at (205) 444-7620. If you wish to remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward, you are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama at (205) 254-7777.