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Driver Ambushed in Antioch by Teens with Trash Cans

Updated: Monday, August 25 2014, 07:33 AM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- An 18-year-old and two juveniles are arrested after ambushing a driver in Antioch.

Three teens set up trash cans in the road Sunday morning on Richards Road near Artelia Drive to stop cars as they attempted to pass and commit a robbery, according to the Metro police affidavit obtained by FOX 17 News. The juveniles hid as lookouts, while 18-year-old Eduardo Mora-Pizana allegedly pulled a gun on the driver of an SUV that approached and got out to move the cans.

The victim complied with Mora-Pizana's demands for money and gave him $80. The suspects ran away on foot.

All three suspects were caught 20 minutes later walking on Oakwood Terrace. Mora-Pizana is jailed on $50,000 bond.

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