A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Rutherford County from Wednesday at 9pm until Thursday at noon. 1-3" of snow/sleet and up to a 1/10" of ice is possible.
A “Strong Armed Robbery” was reported to have taken place on Wenlon Drive at Raiders Ridge Apartments Monday evening. The reported robbery occurred when the female victim got out of her car. A man walked up to her and stated, “Give Me That,” referring to her purse. The woman screamed as the man pushed her down. The culprit grabbed the purse and then fled the scene on foot.
According to the report filed after the crime occurred, the woman says that about five or six other men, all described as black males, watched the attack take place. They also watched the unknown man take her cell phone after she dropped it in the commotion. The unknown group of men also left the scene. It is not known if the men, who were all witnesses, were involved or not.
The criminal has not been caught. He got away with a purse and a cell phone. There was no cash in the purse, only a single debit card and I-D.
If you saw anything, your clues could equal cash. Call CrimeStoppers and remain anonymous. The number, 615-893-STOP.
MPD Incident Report #14-2291