Gunman flees after robbery attempt fails

Gunman flees after robbery attempt fails (Image 1)
Gunman flees after robbery attempt fails (Image 1)

Clarksville police are investigating after a gunman attempted to rob an area business late Monday afternoon.

According to police, the armed man entered a business located at 804 Tiny Town Road just before 5 p.m. and demanded money from the store's owner.

The victim reported to police he took off running to the store's back room as the suspect chased him with a gun.

The store's owner was able to escape the business unharmed. The suspect described as a white male around six feet tall also fled the scene on foot without any cash.

The gunman was wearing a dark colored jacket and a mask covering his face at the time of the crime and was last seen traveling toward Exit 1 at a high rate of speed in possibly a blue older model Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Anyone with information on the crime or the suspect is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 931-645-TIPS.

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