Suspect in String of Sex Shop Robberies Sought

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(Memphis) Memphis Police are trying to capture a person accused of a string of robberies at adult book stores.

Five of the sultry shops have been robbed in the past two weeks.

Police say this person robbed an adult novelty store on Lamar Avenue last Friday. 

Surveillance cameras did snap pictures of him, and witnesses say he had a gun and ran into the store demanding money from the clerk. 

Police say in the past two weeks similar robberies happened at four other adult book store including Tammy`s on Airways, Fantasy Zone in North Memphis, and Adult Entertainment on Summer. 

In each case the robber came in with a hood, mask, and work gloves and demanded cash, but he never got away with more than $150.

If you think you recognize the person call crimes stoppers at 901-528-CASH. sex shop bandit