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2 Sought In Motel Robbery Near Nashville Airport

Posted at 5:54 AM, Oct 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 09:15:14-04

An investigation got underway overnight after two suspects robbed a motel clerk at gunpoint in Nashville.

The incident was reported around 3 a.m. Monday at Nashville Airport Inn and Suites - located just off Briley Parkway, not far from the Nashville International Airport.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said a clerk was robbed at gunpoint by two men.

The suspects got away with a small, undisclosed amount of cash. They fled in an unknown direction.

Police said the employee was too shaken up to give them a detailed account of what happened.

Both suspects reportedly had their faces covered.

Police said they were described as being two African American men, one of whom is 35-40-years-old and was wearing a black and gray polo shirt with blue jeans. He was armed with a handgun and is bald with a mustache.

The other was wearing a gray sweatshirt and is heavyset. 

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.