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Nashville Walmart garden center robbed

Posted June 29, 2011 11:29 p.m. EDT

— Authorities are searching for the man who robbed a Walmart in Nashville Wednesday night.

Nashville Police Chief Bill Creech said the robbery happened in the garden center of the Walmart at 1205 Eastern Ave. He said a man pulled out a gun and forced the cashier to give him an undisclosed amount of money.

There were no injuries.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect was a 6-foot-tall black man who wore all-black clothing. He fled the scene in a powder blue Pontiac or Buick with 18 to 20 inch rims. The vehicle is believed to be a model made between 1980 and 1990.