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Man robbed at gunpoint while changing flat tire

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Police are investigating after a man was robbed at gunpoint while changing a flat tire. (Graphic: MGN Online) Police are investigating after a man was robbed at gunpoint while changing a flat tire. (Graphic: MGN Online)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Police are searching for the person they said robbed a man at gunpoint while he was trying to change a flat tire on the side of the road.

The incident happened around 11 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Pulaski Pike and Stanley Drive.

The victim told police he stopped to change a tire on his vehicle when a white Jeep pulled up and a man got out to see if he needed help. According to the victim, the man then pulled out a handgun and demanded money. Police said the offender fired five or six shots in the air before getting back in the Jeep and driving away.

The victim drove to the Von Braun Center where he called police.

No one was injured during the incident. Police said the investigation into the robbery is ongoing.

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