Police: 90-Year-Old Man Fends Off Female Robbers
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. - Police said a 90-year-old man in Sumner County put up a fight after three women attempted to rob him Monday.
The incident occurred outside the Verizon store on Indian Lake Boulevard just before noon.
Hendersonville police said three women followed the elderly man to the store and held him up with a gun when he got out of his car.
The man knocked the weapon out of one of the robbers' hands, grabbed it and ran into the store.
Several people saw the incident and were able to give police a detailed report of the robbers and their car.
Three women from Nashville were later arrested in the case and identified as Veosha D. Thaxton and Demetria Sharnese Crump, both 19, and 20-year-old Jameesia Shawae McGlothen. All face a variety of charges.
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