NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A construction worker tells police he was held at gunpoint while a 23-year-old man attempted to rob him Monday.
According to Metro police, Ladarrius Wimberly approached the victim worker on Inga Street in East Nashville and held a pistol to his stomach.
Wimberly then reported rummaged through the victim’s van, and ran away.
After the incident, an officer spotted Wimberly in a backyard. That officer said he was armed and saw him go into a house on Jewell Street.
Officers and SWAT team members surrounded the house and Wimberly eventually surrendered.
After executing a search warrant, police found a stolen semi-automatic pistol with an extended magazine.
Wimberly is charged with attempted aggravated robbery, unlawful gun possession by a convicted felon and gun theft.
He is being held on a $56,000 bond.