Women robbed at gunpoint while walking to hotel in downtown Nashville

Police searching for suspects
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Posted at 9:05 PM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 22:05:40-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Nashville Police detectives are searching for two men they say robbed a woman in downtown Nashville on Feb. 8.

It happened on the corner of 5th Avenue North and Church Street when she and a friend were walking to their hotel room at 3:30 a.m.

She told police one of the men approached her and engaged in small talk before producing a handgun and demanding her things. The gunman was described as a black man in his late teens or early 20s with braided hair pulled into a bun and a neatly shaved beard. The man with him was described as a heavy set white man

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