Man wanted for smash-and-grab burglary in South Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police are searching for a man who broke into a South Nashville gas station early Tuesday morning.

It happened at the Buy and Save Phillips 66 on Glenrose Avenue around 2 a.m.

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Metro police told News 2 the man used a cinder block to smash in the front door of the store.

He then walked behind the counter and took eight packs of cigarettes after tying to take money from the register.

Metro police described the suspect as an older man in 60s and 70s who walks with a limp in both legs and is very short.

The suspect drove away from the store in an older-model gold or tan Buick sedan with a broken back window.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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