Bullock Co. Sheriff says suspect on the run is armed and dangerous | Crime
UNION SPRINGS, AL (WSFA) - Bullock County Sheriff Raymond Rogers is asking for the public to be on the lookout for a suspect on the run who is considered armed and dangerous.
According to a release from the Butler County Sheriff's Office, 24-year-old Robert Sparks is on the run. He is accused of hitting a man in the head with a bottle near a residence on Johnson Street on Wednesday in Union Springs. Sparks then allegedly forced his way into the home, tied the man up and robbed him.
Sparks is also accused of burglarizing a home in the Aberfoil community on Tuesday, September 18.
Sparks may still be in the Union Springs area, however he is known to have relatives and friends in Montgomery and Atlanta.
This is not Sparks' first experience with law enforcement. Sparks was released from prison on July 24, 2012. He had been serving a sentence for robbery. Upon release Sparks was fitted with a GPS ankle bracelet but authorities say it has been removed.
Sparks is currently charged with robbery first degree, theft of property first degree, burglary third degree and parole violations. Additional charges are possible.
Bullock County CrimeStoppers is offering a substantial award for Sparks' capture.
If he is seen please contact the Bullock County Sheriff’s Department at 334-738-2670, Union Springs Police Department at 334-738-3131 or Bullock County Crimestoppers at 334-850-8537.