Clerk Stops 13-Year-Old Robber In Nashville

Posted at 12:16 PM, Jun 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-26 13:28:54-04

A 13-year-old has been taken into custody in Nashville after allegedly trying to rob a business Tuesday morning. 

The incident happened at 10:15 a.m. at Diverse Mobile, located on Old Hickory Boulevard. 

Officials said the teenager entered the business armed and placed two phones and a gun on the counter at the same time. 

According to police, the clerk was able to subdue the teen and then secured the weapon until officers arrived.  

The 13-year-old was arrested and taken to juvenile court. Police said they intend to bring charges of aggravated robbery but that would ultimately be decided by the District Attorney's Office.