Three robbed at gunpoint in downtown Nashville

Posted at 10:34 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 23:34:16-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A man and two women were robbed at gunpoint walking in downtown Nashville Saturday night.

Police said the victims had just parked their car in the 200 block of Polk Avenue when the driver of a 2012 Honda Civic jumped out of his car and demanded their belongings at gunpoint.

The male victim threw his wallet into the street and the suspect grabbed it and pointed the gun at the victim's head. The man then pushed the gun away as the suspect pulled the trigger. Fortunately, the gun did not fire.

The suspect also took one of the women's purses and cell phone before driving off in the Honda.

The phone was found at the Demonbreun Street entrance ramp to Interstate 40.

Police ask if you have any information about this robbery, contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.