Suspect Loses Fingertip In Alleged Burglary

Posted at 6:39 AM, Jan 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-14 07:53:38-05

A suspect was identified by police after he left a portion of his finger at the scene of an alleged burglary.

According to an affidavit from Metro Nashville Police, Steven Spivey lost his fingertip while breaking the glass to burglarize Sue's Fashion on LaFayette Street.

He was apparently a former employee of the store.

Spivey was identified as a suspect after being seen on surveillance video. Officers confirmed Spivey was the suspect due to his injured hand.

He was also charged in the burglary of a Subway on Murfreesboro Pike on January 7.

The 33-year-old has been charged with multiple counts of theft and vandalism.