Police search for woman behind 4 East Nashville armed robberies

Posted at 3:30 PM, Feb 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-21 22:05:50-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police believe a woman is behind of string of four armed robberies in East Nashville.

The woman was caught on security video, but investigators are working to identify her. Metro Nashville Police officials say she is responsible for four different robberies:

  • Belle Forrest Avenue: A man was held up at 5:30 a.m. Thursday outside his home as he left for work. The suspect held a gun to his head during the robbery.
  • Italia Pizza 1600 Woodland Street: A cashier was robbed in the restaurant Wednesday around 10 p.m. The suspect entered the business and demanded money at gunpoint.
  • McKennie Avenue: A woman was getting out of her car outside her home when she was robbed at gunpoint at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Mitchell Road: A pizza delivery driver was robbed at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday when he stopped to drop off an order.

The suspect's getaway car was described as being a light color and possibly a Toyota Camry. The suspect is a heavy set woman who is approximately 5’6” tall. She wore grey leggings with LOVE written in white on the left upper thigh.

The woman who ordered the pizza on Mitchell Road, Madelynne Moulton, said the delivery driver took longer than she expected to get to her front door, and when she opened the door, she saw a car with no lights on speed off.

“I asked him if everything was okay when he got to the door, and he said, ‘I just got robbed at gunpoint in your driveway,’” Moulton said. “I really just felt bad for the guy, you know, he’s just a working kid trying to make some money delivering pizza like so many people do, and he had a terrifying experience happen to him, so I’m glad he’s okay, for sure.”

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463 or East Precinct Investigations at 615-862-7525. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.