Gunman sought in armed robbery of Hermitage Kroger

(Metro Police)

Metro Police are trying to identify a gunman who they said robbed Kroger in Hermitage.

It happened about 3:35 p.m. Tuesday at the grocery store at 5544 Old Hickory Boulevard.

Police a man came into the store and asked for cigarettes, but when a clerk opened the cash drawer, he produced a gun and demanded money. A manager approached the gunman after hearing the clerk scream, but the man pointed the gun at the manager then fled the store on foot.

The gunman is described as a black man who stands about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a thin build. During the robbery, he wore sunglasses and a baseball hat.

Anyone with information on this gunman should call 615-742-7463.

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