Nashville, TN – According to the police report, the construction workers were robbed while on the job in Antioch. This unfortunate incident occurred on Wednesday night. The police officers responded to Mulberry Hill Place, where the two construction workers had called for help. They were in the area of Bridge Creek Lane and Bridgecrest Drive, when they were approached by two men who emerged from the garage of a home that was under construction.
The men robbed the workers of the keys to a pick-up truck, as well as a wallet containing $800 and some tools, according to investigators. As the construction workers ran from the scene, they reported hearing gunshots fired in their direction.
The two robbers reportedly fled in an SUV that was spotted by police on Bridgecrest Drive, where the driver crashed into another vehicle. Officers said the robbery suspects ran into the woods, where a K-9 tracked down one of them, identified as Ramiro Ortega.
Ortega was arrested and booked into the Metro jail Wednesday night on multiple charges, including aggravated robbery with a weapon. He was held on an $89,000 bond. And last, but not least important – if anyone has any information about this incident, please contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.