Husband detains Nashville wallet thief, police say

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — One man was taken into custody after Metro police said a husband prevented his wife from getting robbed.

According to an arrest affidavit, Rayford Harvey, 44, attempted to grab the wallet a woman was holding in her hand. Police say she tried to pull away, but Harvey took the wallet and began to run.

Rayford Harvey (CREDIT: Metro Nashville Police Department)

Officials say he did not get very far, as he was detained by the woman’s husband a few yards away until police arrived.

Harvey was arrested for felony robbery and is being held on a $7,500 bond.

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