Man charged with robbing 11 people at east Nashville bible study

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was arrested after allegedly robbing 11 people at gunpoint while they held a bible study.

According to an arrest warrant, the group was holding bible study at a home in the 900 block of McFerrin Avenue in east Nashville the night of Monday, Oct. 24.

The suspect, who the warrant identifies as 18-year-old Quint Williams, Jr., allegedly approached the group and ordered them to the ground at gunpoint.

Williams was allegedly with a group of three other suspects, who reportedly robbed the group with two handguns.

The victims were robbed of their purses, cell phones, and wallets before fleeing down a back alley.

Williams reportedly demanded their property and got away with multiple debit and credit cards.

According to the warrant, William was caught on video surveillance using one of the stolen cards on Oct. 25.

He reportedly admitted to the crime in a recorded interview with police on Oct. 26.

Williams has been charged with felony aggravated robbery. He is due in court Monday, Nov. 7 and his bond was set $50,000.

The three other suspects remain at large.

Anyone with information is urged to call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

Overall, authorities say robberies are down in the East Precinct. From January until October in 2015, there were 208 robberies. For the same time period this year, there have been 165.

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