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Driver of Armored Truck Pepper-Sprayed, Robbed - Eric Alvarez

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- It's a case so unusual, even the FBI investigating.

Metro police say a man pepper-sprayed the driver of a Loomis armored truck and stole a deposit bag full of cash Friday morning.

"You hear about all sorts of crazy things happening on Black Friday like fights and people arguing over who gets what TV but something that extreme seems a little bit concerning, said Josh Holloway, shopper.

Surveillance photos show the man in a tan jacket and black Starter cap walk into the store at 10:21 a.m.  He walked back out five minutes later.

That's when police say he ambushed the driver in broad daylight, on one the busiest shopping days of the year.

"Did you really come out on Black Friday to rob somebody when people are out to buy things for their family, Catherine Holloway said.

Wal-Mart management refused to comment but police say the suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and then drove out of this parking lot in a silver Pontiac Sunfire.

"It's surprising that he was able to get away with so many people around, Josh Holloway said.  "This is kind of a secluded area, it's not like there's a lot of ways out of here."

Loomis representatives could not be reached for comment.

For now, the questions outweigh the answers.  Who is the man? How much money did he steal? And most importantly for shoppers, who's to say he won't strike again?

We live less than a half a mile away,Cathrine Holloway said.  We are literally one stoplight away so just to know that this happened at the Wal-Mart that we come to for everything, that anything could happen just blows my mind."

     Police say the suspect is 60 tall and weighs 210 lbs. and ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

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