Robbery suspect caught leaving scene

Updated: Dec. 6, 2017 at 2:23 PM EST
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David Christopher Nelson (Source: LMDC)
David Christopher Nelson (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police were able to make a quick arrest in the robbery of a department store catching the suspect as he was heading out the door.

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The robbery happened at 8:40 p.m. December 5 at TJ Maxx, 4601 Outer Loop. Detectives said a man approached a cash register, indicated that he had a gun and demanded cash.

The suspect, David Christopher Nelson, 36, of Louisville, was heading out of the store when officers arrived and was detained.

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Nelson was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on one count of robbery.

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