Search underway for armed robbery suspect in Lebanon


LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) — Police are investigating after an armed robbery at a Dollar General in Lebanon Monday night.

The robbery happened at the location on Central Pike just before 10 p.m.

The store clerk told Wilson County Sheriff’s deputies three men with their faces covered entered the store.

One of the suspects wearing a red bandana around his face demanded the clerk to empty the safe into a blue bag while pointing a gun at her head, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

According to the clerk, one suspect was carrying a handgun and another a long gun.

The suspects reportedly took off in a black sedan, possibly a BMW.

Lebanon police reported officers along with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office found the suspect’s vehicle on Largo Vista Drive.

Around 11:45 p.m., the department said the search for the suspects had moved to the Hickory Ridge Road area.

By 1 a.m., the search was called off as investigators determined the suspects had left the area. The department had received a tip the suspects had gone to a house and used the phone to call someone to pick them up.

No suspect description was released.

Anyone with information is asked to call 615-444-2323.

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