Police seek help in identifying Discount Tobacco robbers

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 5:18pm
Staff reports

Metro Police Department officials said Wednesday South Precinct detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two gunmen who committed a Saturday night robbery of the Discount Tobacco store at 6025 Nolensville Pike.

The men entered the business just after 10 p.m. and robbed the cashier at gunpoint. They fled on foot.

Both suspects are described as black men in their 20s and both approximately 6-feet tall. One suspect weighs about 220 pounds, while the other is about 170 pounds. 

Anyone who has information concerning the robbery is urged to contact South Precinct detectives at 862-7763 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME. Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com

Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone or text message can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

2 Comments on this post:

By: Nitzche on 12/22/10 at 5:35

nitzche says alleged criminals are always black.... black victims are always African-American? Why is this? Can a alleged criminal ever be African-American? I really need to know the protocol, as I need to put it in my handbook.

By: gohomenow on 12/22/10 at 7:36

With descriptions like given here, thes thugs will never be caught !