19-year-old Robert Mitchell Jr. caught with stolen gun at Green Hills Mall

19-year-old Robert Mitchell Jr. caught with stolen gun at Green Hills Mall

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19-year-old Robert Lashawn Mitchell Jr. was searched and detained near the Green Hills Mall parking lot regarding a shoplifting incident on February 29th. Employees from the nearby establishment spoke with officers when they arrived and advised them that Mitchell Jr. had a firearm during the incident, which they took after the search.  Officers observed video footage from the location showing employees confiscating the gun from Mitchell. Officers ran the gun’s serial number and were notified of it being stolen. Mitchell Jr. was taken into custody for the theft of a firearm.

Robert Mitchell (MNPD)
Robert Mitchell (MNPD)

Robert Lashawn Mitchell of Candlewood Drive in Madisonge, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on February29th, charged with theft of firearm. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,500, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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