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Man Bashes Woman in Head with Brick in Downtown Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A man is arrested overnight for bashing a woman in the head with a brick during a robbery in downtown Nashville.

Antonio Sweatt, 50, followed the victim onto an elevator in a parking garage at 5th Avenue North and Commerce Street on November 6, according to the Metro Police report. After asking her if she were alone and to give him her money, Sweatt hit her in the head with a brick and took her purse.

The victim received a cut to her head for which she needed staples.
Sweatt ran away, but police later located him. The victim identified her attacker as Sweatt who is in the Davidson County Jail on $150,000 bond for aggravated robbery.

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