Gunman robs Mapco on Murfreesboro Pike

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A man armed with a handgun robbed a Mapco gas station late Wednesday night.

The robbery occurred at 601 Murfreesboro Pike at 11 p.m.

The victim told police that the suspect first asked for a lighter, then pulled out a silver handgun.

The suspect reportedly said, “Give me everything. I’m not playing.”

Police stated the victim gave him cash from the register and the suspect ran out of the store, fleeing in a newer model black car.

He drove inbound on Murfreesboro Pike.

The suspect is described as a light skinned black male with a skinny build, approximately five feet, six inches tall. He is around 37 years old and left-handed with short hair and tattoos.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Metro police at 615-862-8600.

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