MPD officer robbed while off-duty - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

MPD officer robbed while off-duty

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A Memphis police officer was robbed while off-duty, according to Memphis Police Department.

The robbery took place Sunday afternoon at the Mapco on Winchester Avenue.

The off-duty officer said he was leaving the store when he was robbed by two or three men who were armed.

During the robbery, the officer retrieved a weapon and fired a shot towards the suspects, who fled the scene.

MPD said it does not appear that any of the suspects were struck during the altercation.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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