Meat cleaver, knife used in Hermitage robbery

Posted: 3:54 AM, Nov 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-19 07:10:59-05

Metro Nashville police arrested two men early Monday morning in connection with an armed robbery at a Hermitage convenience store.

Officers were called to the Thornton's on Lebanon Pike near Tyler Drive at about 2 a.m. Monday.

According to investigators, two masked men entered the business. One had a meat cleaver and the other had a gerber knife, officers said. The two were able to get away from the business with some cash.

They were caught by police soon on Lebanon Pike. 

Investigators said the two suspects surrendered. They had some of the cash still on them, officers said.

No one was injured in the robbery.