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Suspect Sought In Armed Robbery Of Auto Parts Store

Suspect Sought In Armed Robbery Of Auto Parts Store

CREATED Jul 11, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Police have asked the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for robbing an auto parts store clerk at gunpoint.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said the incident was reported at the Advance Auto Parts on Nolensville Pike around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The suspect reportedly walked into the store with a black semi-automatic pistol and repeatedly claimed, “My girl’s got cancer, I need this money.”

Police said he demanded the clerk place money from the cash register into a pink bag.

He fled the scene on foot behind the nearby Full Gospel Mission Church.

The suspect was described as a white man in his late 20s around six-feet-tall. He was seen on surveillance video wearing a blue hoodie and a black mask over his face.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.