Armed citizen scares off attempted robber in Hermitage

(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man came to the aid of a woman who was nearly robbed outside a Hermitage bank late Thursday night.

It happened in the parking lot of the Bank of America, located in the 600 block of Lebanon Pike, around Midnight.

Police told News 2 the woman was meeting a man who owed her money. When the man arrived with a friend, he reportedly told her he had a gun and ordered her to withdraw money from the ATM.

An armed citizen in the area heard the woman’s screams for help and was able to scare the suspects away.

The suspects ran to a car parked at a nearby gas station and drove away.

No one was injured during the incident.

No additional information was immediately released.

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