NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Police have opened an investigation after a robbery at gunpoint Thursday night at a gas station off Dickerson Pike.
The robbery happened just after 10:30 p.m. at a Mapco located at 2813 Dickerson Pike.
Metro police reported the suspect entered the Mapco with clothing wrapped around his head, while two clerks were behind the counter.
The suspect went behind the counter and pulled a small handgun from his waistband, according to investigators. He then reportedly demanded the clerks open the cash registers while he began stealing Black and Mild cigars from the wall. He then ran away northbound on Dickerson Pike.
No injuries were reported.
Officials told New 2 the suspect robbed another Mapco in Madison, but it is unclear where that happened. No other information about the suspect was released.
He was described by Metro police as a man who appeared to be unkempt, the whites of his eyes were yellow and he had extremely long dreads that appear highlighted. The suspect also did not have any shoes on at the time of the robbery.
Anyone with information on his identity is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.
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