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Nashville Store Clerk Robbed At Knifepoint

Posted: 6:22 AM, Aug 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-24 07:27:57-04

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.