Mt. Juliet Police believe teens responsible for area robberies
MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WZTV) —
Mt. Juliet Police said they believe two or three teenagers are responsible for area robberies.
On Sunday afternoon, a teen armed with a revolver rushed a woman and stole her purse in Publix parking lot at 665 S. Mt. Juliet Road.
The gunman is believed to be a black male teenager who police said took the woman's purse after getting into her vehicle. The teen fled in a 2008-1016 year model maroon Chrysler Town & Country minivan.
Police believe the same suspect was involved in an attempted armed robbery in a neighborhood just outside of Mt, Juliet city limits. The suspect was armed with a shotgun in that case, police said. The gunman was described as a black male teenager with curly black hair.
Police believe there could be two or three teens involved in area robberies. Detectives are working with other agencies to collaborate information.
Anyone with information about this case or others in the area should call 615-754-8477.