Detectives looking for gunman who stole purse in Antioch

South Vehicle 3South Precinct detectives are working to identify the gunman who Wednesday night robbed a woman of her purse in the parking lot of Dollar General at 1461 Bell Road.

The victim was walking to her car when the suspect approached her from behind and took her purse at gunpoint.  He fled in an early 2000 champagne Ford Taurus with a Tennessee license plate.  The car has front end damage to the driver’s side door.

The suspect is described a black man in his mid-20s, unshaven, with short dreads.  He is approximately 5’10” tall with a heavy build.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect vehicle from the attached surveillance photos is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.  Persons can also send an electronic tip by texting the word “CASH” along with the message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at