The Memphis Police Department (MPD) is asking the public for more information on the robbery of a truck driver that occurred earlier this year.
On July 6, MPD issued a call for public assistance in identifying suspects accused of robbing a truck driver on April 26, 2021, at a Valero gas station in southwest Memphis, Tennessee.
MPD says that as the victim was sitting in his semi truck, a white, 4-door vehicle, possibly a 2005-2010 Chevy Malibu, pulled in front of the truck and two women exited the car.
Police say that the first suspect “kept pestering” the truck driver, who asked to be left alone. The second suspect then opened the door of the truck and grabbed the steering wheel. As the truck driver tried to get the second suspect out of his truck, she reportedly stole his wallet from an overhead compartment.
After taking the wallet, MPD says that the two women got back into the white car, which was driven by a third female suspect.
The truck driver exited his vehicle and stood in front of the white car to try to stop the women from leaving the scene with his wallet. Police say that the third suspect struck the truck driver with the front of the car and fled the scene.
Shortly after the theft, the victim’s bank card was used at a nearby liquor store.
MPD issued the following descriptions of the three suspects:
- Suspect #1 is a black female, maybe late 20s-early 30s, 5’5”, 125 lbs, with straight, long reddish-brown hair.
- Suspect #2 (seen in the pictures) is a black female, in her mid-late 40s, about 5’5″, 125 lbs, with long, black straight hair. There’s also a scar (2-3 inches) near the top of her forehead.
- Suspect #3 is a black female, around 20-25 years old, with shoulder-length, light brown, curly hair.
Police have made no arrests and are still investigating.
Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH or submit their tip to http://www.crimestopmem.org. If an arrest is made, you could be eligible for a $1000 cash reward.