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Police looking for man who robbed Hermitage gas station

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The robbery happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday. (WSMV) The robbery happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday. (WSMV)
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Metro police are looking for an armed robber who fired his gun at a Hermitage gas station.

According to police, the suspect went up to the cash register at the Thornton's on Lebanon Pike around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The robber acted like he was going to buy something but pulled out a gun instead, demanding money from the clerk.

Police said the man snatched the money from the register when the clerk opened the drawer.

The robber fired a shot into the air as he ran away toward a nearby Big Lots store.

Police said the suspect is a black man who is 5'10", weighing about 160 pounds. He was wearing a gray hoodie with dark sleeves, gray sweatpants and white tennis shoes.

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