Suspect sprays Walmart employees with mace, flees with cash

Suspect sprays Walmart employees with mace, flees with cash (Image 1)
Suspect sprays Walmart employees with mace, flees with cash (Image 1)

Metro police are searching for the person responsible for spraying two Walmart employees with mace before fleeing with an unknown amount of cash.

It happened at the retailer located at 1220 Gallatin Avenue just after 11 p.m. Monday as the two employees were pulling and replacing cash drawers at the express lanes.

The unidentified suspect, who was wearing a hood over his head, sunglasses and a bandanna over his face, approached the employees and quickly sprayed them with mace, grabbing the cash.

The two employees were treated on the scene by paramedics.

Anyone with information on the crime is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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