On Sept 4, 2013, a male armed with a handgun attempted to rob the Splish Splash Laundry, located at 4074 St. Elmo. The male entered the business and held the clerk at gunpoint while demanding money from the business. The clerk was unable to comply with the demands of the robber and he eventually fled from the business without obtaining any money. The robber ran to a waiting vehicle, possibly a dark colored Chevy Impala, and fled the scene.
The robber is described as male Black, approximately 20-30 years old, 6'/180 pounds. He was wearing a white t-shirt, blue hoodie, red beanie style hat and blue jeans.
The robbery attempt was caught on the store's security video. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call Crimestoppers at 901-528-CASH, or the Safe Streets Task Force at 901-922-5215.