Police investigate robberies at Athens, Huntsville GameStops

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ATHENS,  Ala. – Athens Police were called to a robbery at the GameStop on Highway 72 Monday night.

Late in the night, police were still reviewing evidence and gathering statements. Athens police chief Floyd Johnson says that when officers arrived the victim said two men entered the store and demanded money.

One of the men was described as a white man in his early 20s wearing a light gray hoodie, black pants, and black shoes. The second man was described as black man with a dark complexion in his early 20s, 5’10” tall, weighing 200 lbs and wearing a black hoodie, black pants, and white shoes.

The victim told officers that both men were armed with handguns.

Chief Johnson confirmed no one was injured.

If you have any information about this robbery, contact the Athens Police Department at (256)233-8700.

(Photo: Huntsville Police Department)

Huntsville Police released photos of two men wanted in connection to another GameStop robbery on August 19. In that case, one of the robbers pointed a gun at a store clerk demanding money from the register before leaving in a grey Toyota Corolla.

Police believe those same suspects are the ones involved in an armed robbery at a Family Dollar on August 30th.

HPD says one of the suspects is a white male approximately 20-years-old, 5’9″ tall, and weighing around 165 pounds.

The second suspect is described as a black male approximately 20-years-old, 5′ 9″ tall, and weighing around 170 pounds.

There’s no official word yet if these two robberies are tied to the latest one in Athens.

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