Fingerprints lead police to Papa John’s robbery suspect

Fingerprints lead police to Papa John's robbery suspect (Image 1)

Clarksville police said fingerprints led them to the arrest of a 20-year-old man accused of robbing an area Papa John's.

The robbery occurred on the morning of June 2 as an employee was locking the business door to take a deposit to the bank.

According to police, Tyrone Clark, who was armed with a gun, approached the suspect and demanded cash.  

The employee complied with Clark's request before Clark fled the scene.

Police did not immediately locate Clark, however found the bank deposit bag along the side of a nearby roadway.

Authorities said the bag was then sent to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's crime lab for examination.

The results determined the fingerprints on the bag belonged to Clark.

He was taken into police custody on Monday and remains jailed on a $50,000 bond.

Clark is charged with aggravated robbery.

Police said they are working to determine if a second suspect was involved in the incident.  

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact police at 931-648-0656 or the Tips Line at 931-645-8477.

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