Woman sought in Christmas Day holdup on Rossville Boulevard in Chattanooga

Woman sought in Christmas Day holdup on Rossville Boulevard in Chattanooga

January 2nd, 2012 by Staff Report in News

Valerie Ann Poole

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

A woman who police said robbed a man at gunpoint on Christmas Day is this weekend's Crime Stoppers target.

Chattanooga police said the victim was standing outside the Raceway gas station at 2720 Rossville Blvd. when a woman came up and tried to take his wallet. When she couldn't get the wallet, she pulled a handgun and demanded all his money, then ripped his necklace off and fled, according to a police news release.

Police have obtained warrants charging Valerie Ann Poole with aggravated robbery and theft.

Poole, 48, also known as Valerie Jones, is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and 180 lbs. Her last known address is 3903 Seventh Ave. in Chattanooga.

Anyone with information leading to her arrest could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000. Call 423-698-3333.