Citizens' Tips Help Nab Madison Robbery Suspect

Posted at 6:43 AM, Nov 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-16 13:34:02-05

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a robbery in Madison, thanks to tips from the public.

The incident happened on November 7 at a Family Dollar store located on Gallatin Pike.  

Metro Nashville Police detectives said the suspect walked into the store, pulled a large knife and pointed it at the clerk's stomach.

After taking money from the register, the suspect ran away.

Police said 35-year-old Steven Hardin has been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery in the case. He was seen on surveillance and identified after citizens called Crime Stoppers.

Hardin was jailed on a $25,000 bond.