Lebanon police capture man wanted for Mt. Juliet armed robbery

Lebanon police capture man wanted for Mt. Juliet armed robbery (Image 1)
Lebanon police capture man wanted for Mt. Juliet armed robbery (Image 1)

Lebanon police arrested a man wanted in connection to a Mt. Juliet convenience store armed robbery Friday.

According to police, Zachary Phillips entered the Daily's store located on North Mt. Juliet Road wearing a ski mask and armed with a handgun around 1:20 a.m.

Upon entering the store, Phillips pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the 24-year-old fled in a blue sedan.

Officers in nearby Lebanon spotted Phillips' vehicle on Interstate 40 and initiated a stop.

After receiving permission to search his car, police discovered a replica of a black handgun.

Phillips was arrested and booked into the Wilson County jail on a $40,000 bond. He is charged with aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and theft of property.

He is scheduled to appear in court April 24.

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