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At around 3:45 a.m., a Mapco in Davidson County at 5040 Nolensville Road was robbed at gunpoint, according to Metro Police. At around 4:40 a.m., Franklin Police reported a Mapco Robbery at 240 Franklin Road.
The police departments have been in contact to see if the robberies, which are 14 miles apart, are related. Franklin Police say it's too early to say whether the two incidents are connected.
Metro Police Captain Ben Dicke says the Nolensville Road suspect forced the clerk into the bathroom at gunpoint, took money from the register and left. Franklin Police say no weapon was displayed in their robbery. In both crimes the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money.
Anyone with information can call Metro Police at 862-8600, or Franklin Police at 794-2513.
Wednesday, January 16 2013, 09:11 AM CST
Re-opening of welcome center on I-24 delayed
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OAK GROVE, Ky. (AP) -- An interstate welcome center in southern Kentucky near the Tennessee line won't reopen Wednesday for the Memorial Day holiday as planned.
The welcome center is for westbound Interstate 24 travelers and is near Oak Grove in Christian County and Fort Campbell.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says storms in the area delayed paving work on the welcome center's approaches. A statement on Wednesday said it was unclear when the facility would reopen.
The rest area is at mile point 93.
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