Man holding baby, gun robs woman on street

Man holding baby, gun robs woman on street

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis police are searching for a man with an infant who robbed a woman at gunpoint.

Police said the armed robbery took place shortly before 5 p.m. near the intersection of Garland Street and Henry Avenue.

The victim told police that a man holding a baby flagged her down while she was driving with her child in the backseat. He asked her for a ride to get his baby out of the heat, and the woman agreed.

The man and his baby got into the backseat, when police said he pulled out a gun and demanded everything she had.

The woman stopped her car and took everything out of her pockets--$5 and an EBT card.

The man then got out and ran away on Henry with the baby in his arms.

The suspect is described as a man with blond and brown hair and a tattoo of a snake with wings on his throat. He is approximately 30 years old, stands 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighs 150 pounds.

He was last seen near the intersection of Watkins Street and Henry Avenue.

It is unknown if the infant he was carrying is related to him.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact MPD.

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