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Anchorage Police Department
Friday January 15th, 2021 :: 09:26 p.m. AKST


CORRECTION; ARRESTED: Jamal H.Jenkins; Robbery Investigation; Subway 701 Northway Drive

*The charges and suspect names have been corrected*

Update 1/15/21 at 5:00PM:
The preliminary investigation found that a suspect entered the business and attempted to order a cup of water and pay for it. While the store employee explained that they do not charge for a cup of water, the suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded money. A second suspect was waiting outside of the store who has been identified as 42-year-old Jamal H. Jenkins. The suspect handed the weapon off to Jenkins, who then disposed of it as police arrived on the scene. Jenkins was taken into custody, interviewed by detectives and transported to jail. He faces multiple charges including Robbery and Tampering with Evidence.
The main suspect has not been located. He is described as a black male, 30 years-old, approximately 5’7”. He was last seen wearing a black puffy coat with a grey hoodie underneath, black pants, and grey shoes.  Anyone with information regarding his identity and/or whereabouts, including surveillance video, is asked to call Police Dispatch at 3-1-1 (option #1).
Update at 4:20 PM:
Police have cleared from the area.  The second suspect is still outstanding; the investigation is ongoing.

Original at 2:12 PM:
At 1:13PM on 01/14/21 officers responded to a call of an armed robbery at the Subway restaurant at 701 Northway Drive. One suspect has been taken into police custody. Officers are searching for the second suspect, who fled on foot. Witnesses say he is black male adult last seen wearing a black puffy coat with a grey hoodie underneath, black pants, and grey shoes. If you have any information, including surveillance video, please call Anchorage Police dispatch at 9-1-1.

There have been no injuries. Please avoid the area.

Case no: 21-001454

Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

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