A 20-year-old male landscaper was robbed at gunpoint by two men Tuesday, July 2 according to the Mt. Juliet Police Department.
The landscaper called 911 around 2 p.m. stating that he had just been robbed, and a shot had been fired during a struggle. The two robbers, one of which had a handgun, demanded his headphones. That is when the struggle ensued, and the shot was fired. The robbers fled after the gunshot.
Mt. Juliet Police Department said the two men jumped into a tan 2000 Jeep Cherokee. Both were described as black men in their early 20s. One was wearing a black shirt and had long hair, and the other had on a green shirt and a black hat. They are believed to have burglarized the landscaper’s car before the confrontation.
“This investigation is ongoing, and investigators are now piecing everything together in hopes of a quick resolution,” the Mt. Juliet Police Department said in a press release the day of the incident.
Sergeant Tyler Chandler said there was no update on the case as of Monday afternoon.
Anyone with any information on this crime is encouraged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615)754-TIPS (8477) or via the Mt. Juliet Police Department website at http://www.mjpd.org/.