Nashville robbery victim uses GPS tracking to find suspect

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police were led to a robbery suspect by the victim who they say used GPS technology to track his stolen cell phone.

Jordan Evans, 29, is charged with aggravated robbery and vehicle theft.

According to his arrest affidavit, Evans was driving the victim to 7 Oaks Park on McGavock Park to play basketball. When they arrived, officers say Evans pointed a gun at the man and said, “Come up off everything.” The victim told officers his cell phone, debit card and $45 were stolen.

Officers were called by the victim a short time later after they say he was able to find Evans using GPS technology. According to the affidavit, the victim tracked Evans to Hadley Park, detained him and then called police.

Once at the South Precinct, officers say Evans admitted to robbing the victim at gunpoint. When he was arrested, police reporting finding a set of car keys on Evans. Officers later determined that car had been reported stolen. 

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