SMYRNA, Tenn. – Police have asked the public's help in identifying a suspect who they said robbed a Dollar General Store in Rutherford County.
Officials with the Smyrna Police Department said the robbery took place at a Dollar General Store located on Old Nashville Highway in Smyrna.
Police said the store's clerk reported the robbery at 11 a.m. Saturday. They said the suspect robbed the clerk at gunpoint and afterwards fled the store.
The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s to 30s. Police said he was said to be between 5 foot seven inches and 5 foot ten inches tall, with a slim build. Surveillance video showed the suspect wearing a black jump suit with a white hat and sunglasses.
Police said he possibly fled the scene in a red or maroon car.
Anyone with information has been asked to contact the Smyrna Police Department at 615-459-6644.
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