by: Josh Breslow Posted: Jul 29, 2021 / 03:59 AM CDT / Updated: Jul 29, 2021 / 04:50 AM CDT
MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) — Mt. Juliet police are searching for a suspect after a rifle and handguns were stolen during a business burglary early Thursday morning.
Officers responded after 3:30 a.m. to a break-in at a business on Athens Drive.
Police described the burglar as a thin, Black male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with a red stripe and black pants.
Officers said they were able to spike the suspect’s getaway vehicle as it fled. The vehicle became disabled along Legacy Park Road and the burglar fled, running between homes.
He was captured on surveillance video stealing three firearms, including a rifle, according to investigators.
Police said the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.
If you spot him, call 911 immediately.
This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.