Reward offered in armed robbery

Wilson County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who robbed Covington Credit in Lebanon last Thursday.

A black male, described as 6 foot 2 inches tall and wearing a long black down jacket, black shirt, black pants and tennis shoes and wearing a red bandanna over his face, committed an aggravated robbery, according to authorities, at Covington Credit at 1123 N. Castle Heights Ave.

Witnesses said the man was armed with a blue steel single-barrel shotgun. The suspect left the business on foot heading west with cash from the register.

Anyone with information regarding this crime or other felony crimes should contact the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department at 444-1459 or Wilson County Crime Stoppers at 444-JAIL (444-5245). Callers will remain anonymous.