On June 07, 2017, at approximately 12:04 am suspicious activity on West Main Street led to a vehicle registration check which returned stolen for a 2010 Toyota Corolla. This vehicle is believed to have been stolen in a robbery in Metro Nashville, May 31, 2017. The vehicle traveled to a dead end business district on Molly Walton Drive with the occupants abandoning the vehicle and fleeing on foot through a wooded area and across State Route 386 to a nearby neighborhood.
This same date at approximately 12:40 am HPD received a report of a carjacking on Chipwood Drive. Four black male suspects, at least one believed to have a gun, approached a male victim as he had returned home from work. His phone and vehicle were stolen from him. No injuries were reported. The suspects then fled in the newly stolen vehicle to Nashville. Discovery of multiple auto burglaries in the area lead investigators to believe the suspects were trying to locate a vehicle containing keys when they observed the carjacking victim arriving at his home. As of 2:46 am, the stolen vehicle was reportedly seen in the Whites Creek Pike area of Nashville.
Additional information will be released when available. The investigation remains active. Anyone with information regarding this or other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400. Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.