Police search for man who robbed 5 businesses in 12 hours

Posted at 9:31 PM, Dec 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-04 22:31:54-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Nashville Police detectives are working to identify a robbery suspect who they say robbed five businesses within 12 hours.

Police say the man hit the following businesses and hotels Thursday night into Friday morning.

  • Cash Express, 1 p.m. Thursday, 2548 Lebanon Pike;
  • Wyndham Hotel, 11:40 p.m. Thursday, 1 Century Boulevard;
  • Courtyard by Marriot, 11:45 p.m. Thursday, 2508 Elm Hill Pike (attempted);
  • Mapco, 12:05 a.m. Friday, 465 Donelson Pike (attempted);
  • Best Western, 12:20 a.m. Friday, 201 Music City Circle.

In each of the hotel hold-ups, he asked about room rates just before the robberies.

The suspect was described as a man with a beard, 5'11" tall with a medium build. He wore a black knit hat, dark blue “All Star” jacket with a logo on the back, a yellow traffic vest underneath the jacket, and black cargo pants. The suspect fled the Mapco robbery in a dark sedan, possibly a Chevrolet Malibu.

Anyone recognizing him was asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.