Hoover police are investigating a robbery that occurred at an Alford Avenue home on Wednesday.
Police responded to the home in the 1500 block of Alford Avenue at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
The resident, and elderly man, said he was in his den when he heard a knock at the front door. The door was unlocked, and an unknown black man with a handgun entered the house immediately after knocking.
The suspect demanded cash from the victim, took money from his wallet and fled. There was no getaway vehicle. The suspect was in his 30's wearing jeans and a dark colored hoodie, police report.
Anyone with information on the case can contact Sgt. Keith Czeskleba at 739-6795 or Hoover PD at 822-5300. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.