Police investigate Friday morning armed robbery - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police investigate Friday morning armed robbery

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The call came in around 6:30 a.m. on Friday. This happened at a business called Coast to Coast Imports. The call came in around 6:30 a.m. on Friday. This happened at a business called Coast to Coast Imports.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) – Memphis police were called to a robbery in the 1700 block of Latham Street, near the intersection of Preston Street. The call came in around 6:30 a.m. on Friday.

According to police, an employee was entering his job at Coast to Coast Imports when an armed suspect approached him and demanded his wallet.

The suspect ordered five employees to the ground and demanded money from all of them. The suspect only robbed two victims of their wallets. According to witnesses, the suspect was wearing something over his face.

Witnesses said that the suspect fired several shots during the robbery. One of the bullets hit a window of a car that was parked in front of the business. A man sitting inside the car had minor injuries from the shattered glass.

Authorities are still searching for the suspected robber.

If you know anything about this armed robbery, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH or go to the Crime Stoppers website here: http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com/

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