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Dollar General Robbery Suspect Sought

5/9/2013

May 9, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

East Precinct detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man who Monday afternoon robbed the Dollar General at 1118 Dickerson Pike.
          
The suspect entered the store at 2:30 p.m. armed with a handgun and demanded money from the cash register.  The clerk complied.  He fled on foot dropping a BB pistol and hooded sweatshirt that he wore during the robbery in the 1100 block of Joseph Avenue.
          
The robber, who wore an orange watch, is a black man in his mid-30s.  He is approximately 5’5” tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds.  
           
Anyone who recognizes the suspect from the attached surveillance photo is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.  Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.  Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone, text or Internet can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

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