Felon Arrested In East Nashville Robbery

Posted at 9:25 PM, Aug 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-31 22:25:37-04

Officers with the Metro Nashville Police Department arrested a convicted felon believed to be responsible for an East Nashville robbery.

Shawn Summers allegedly demanded the belongings from a man and woman walking along South 10th Street near Woodland Street in East Nashville around 1:20 a.m.

The couple said he took the woman's purse and man's wallet then ran away.

Officers found the 36-year-old felon walking in the 700 block of South 7th Street. He had a gun in his back pocket.

Summers was charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and felon in possession of a handgun.

Summers, who has previous convictions for aggravated burglary, assault, theft, and cocaine possession, was held in lieu of $100,000 bond.