The incident took place just before 11:00am; witnesses describe the suspect as being a light -skinned black male, approximately five feet nine inches tall (5’9″), and weighing about 170 to 180 pounds.
He reportedly covered his face with what was referred to as a “gauze-like” material, and he also appeared to have an injury to his face.
The man fled the area in a full-size maroon pickup, heading toward Attalla.
Fortunately, no one was hurt.
Anyone with any information regarding the situation is encouraged to contact the Detective Division at the Gadsden Police Department by calling (256) 549-4629.