NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — An investigation is underway after a Papa John’s Pizza was robbed in the Inglewood neighborhood late Monday night.
The incident occurred around 8 p.m. at Papa John’s Pizza located in the 3600 block of Gallatin Pike. According to Metro police, an employee stated that a man who appeared to be in his 20s arrived at the restaurant in a gray Ford Taurus with damage on it, and parked in front of the restaurant.
Officials say the man then entered the business and pointed what appeared to be a handgun at an employee while making statements that he had a weapon. That’s when the employee gave the man the money in the register and the suspect fled the scene down Hart Lane.
According to Metro police, the employee described the suspected robber as a black man, 5 feet 7 inches tall, skinny build who was wearing a ski mask with skulls on it, a black hoodie and black pants.
Metro police said no injuries were reported during the robbery and the search for the suspect remains ongoing.
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