Monday, February 9, 2009

Yet Another Payday Loan Store Robbery | This Time in Tennessee

Payday loan store robberies continue

A payday loan store in Columbia, Tenn., is the latest victim in a growing trend. Advance America was reportedly robbed Friday afternoon. This follows reports of payday loan store robberies in Spokane, Wash., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Indianapolis, Ind., and Wichita, Kan.

Seeking a suspect

Columbia police are searching for the robber. Maury County’s “The Daily Herald” reports:

Both employees in the store at the time of the robbery described the man to authorities as wearing blue jeans, a black shirt, a black hat and sunglasses. One employee said the suspect had a speech impairment.

The Daily Herald also states the robber, described as a black male, left in a white Ford Escort with Tennessee plates. Anyone with information is asked to call (931) 380-2721.

Update in Washington

After a monthlong crime spree, Spokane police have arrested two suspects in connection with the Spokane payday loan store robberies. Police also believe the two are responsible for multiple pharmacy robberies in the area. Read the full report by Paydayloan Princess. ... click here to read the rest of the article titled "Yet Another Payday Loan Store Robbery | This Time in Tennessee"

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