Police investigate armed robbery at Donelson gas station

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a Donelson gas station was robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning.  

It happened around 3 a.m. at the Thornton’s on the corner of Donelson Pike and Lebanon Road.  

Metro police said a suspect entered the store, walked around and waited for customers to leave before showing a silver pistol to the clerk and demanding the cash register. 

Investigators believe the suspect grabbed the cash drawer and ran from the store, possibly to a getaway car waiting at a nearby church. 

K-9 officers were brought in to help track down the suspect.  

Metro police said the suspect was not wearing a mask and appears to be a man in his late teens or early 20s. 

No additional information was immediately released. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME. 

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