A suspect search got underway overnight after a convenience store clerk was robbed at knifepoint in Nashville.
The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday inside a Twice Daily on Charlotte Avenue.
The suspect approached the clerk, who was stocking beer at the time, and demanded money. The victim reported that the weapon was wrapped in a small, white towel.
The employee complied and the suspect fled behind the building.
Police viewed surveillance video but haven't released a description of the suspect.
According to the
Metro Crime map
, 57 crimes have been reported within a half-mile of the store in the past month. Most incidents were assaults but two robberies were also reported.