NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Police said pharmacy store employees fought off a would be robbery by throwing cookies in his face.
Police said the man entered the CVS pharmacy store located at 2516 Gallatin Pike in east Nashville around 9:30 p.m. Thursday night and demanded money from the clerk. They said the cashier was unable to open the register and a pharmacist came from the back of the store and fought back.
They didn't use the weapons, but investigators said they threw cookies at the robber. The suspect reportedly fled empty handed.
"That's terrible, and it had to be very frightening for the employees," said Betty Davis. "I'm speechless on that tip."
Police said the man pulled what appeared to be pantyhose over his face before he entered the store.
The suspect has not yet been identified.
Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME. Tips can also be sent to Crime Stoppers by texting the word "CASH" along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online.
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