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Ex-Con Keith Watkins Wanted for West Nashville Restaurant Robberies

11/15/2013

November 15, 2013
                                                                                                    
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   

West Precinct detectives have identified ex-convict Keith J. Watkins as the suspected gunman who held up the Subway restaurant at 601 Old Hickory Boulevard in West Nashville Thursday night as well as Bellagio Pizza at 114 29th Avenue North on August 16th.
          
Arrest warrants charging Watkins, 40, with two counts of aggravated robbery have now been issued.  His potential involvement in other robberies is under investigation.
          
In the Subway and Bellagio cases, Watkins is accused of walking up to the counter of each establishment, pulling a gun and demanding money.
          
Watkins, who is considered to be armed and dangerous, is last known to have lived on Mexico Drive.  Anyone seeing him or knowing his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME. Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.  Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone, text or Internet can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.
          
Watkins is a convicted robber and car burglar.

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Keith J. Watkins