Man wanted after police say he took 12-year-old’s bus pass

Courtesy: Metro-Nashville Police Department
Courtesy: Metro-Nashville Police Department

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are working to identify the man they say forcibly took a 12-year-old girl’s bus pass.

It happened on September 27 while the girl was waiting with other students to change buses when she was approached by two men. Police said one of the men attempted to grab her backpack, but was unsuccessful. The second man grabbed the girl’s lanyard from around her neck and took her ID and bus pass.

Courtesy: Metro-Nashville Police Department
Courtesy: Metro-Nashville Police Department

Police said the victim ran after the man. According to a release, when she grabbed him by the shirt, he allegedly punched her in the face before fleeing on foot.

The suspect is described as a black man who has short dreadlocks with blonde tips. He is around 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds.

Anyone with information on the man’s identity or whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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