The Metro Nashville Police Department said Tuesday South Precinct detectives are working to identify a man who entered the Mapco at 440 Harding Place on Feb. 27 and stole more than $700 worth of lighters.
According to police, the suspect, described as a black man who was wearing a distinctive hat at the time of the theft, asked for cigarettes. When the clerk turned to retrieve them, the suspect grabbed a display case of lighters from the counter and then fled in a white van, police said.
Anyone with information about the crime is urged to contact South Precinct Investigations at 862-7763 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.
Citizens can also send electronic tips to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their messages to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com . Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone or text message can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.