Armed robber hits salon employee

Published 11:20 am Thursday, February 16, 2012

An armed robber who stole a woman’s purse Wednesday night was still on the lam this morning.

At 7:36 p.m., an employee of N 2 Styles Salon, 1110 Vanderbilt St., reported she was leaving work when a man pulled a gun on her and demanded her purse, police Capt. Bobby Stewart said.

The purse contained $300 and a cell phone valued at $180, Stewart said.

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The suspect, described only as a black male wearing a gray pullover jacket, black pants and dark shoes, was last seen fleeing east on Grove Street, Stewart said.