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Man Attempting To Rob Mt. Juliet Cracker Barrel Caught

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MT. JULIET, Tenn. -- Quick action by employees and police result in capture of  an attempted robbery suspect.

Thomas Barnes, 28, of Lebanon, attempted to gain entry into the Cracker Barrel on Mt. Juliet Road at around 10:30 p.m. Monday, according to Mt. Juliet Police. Employees inside closing noticed the armed man coming toward the restaurant, locked the doors and called 911.

Police apprehended Barnes robber minutes later when he jumped into an SUV at the gas station next door.

Police recovered the gun. They say it was loaded and stolen.


Photo: Thomas Barnes

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