Delivery driver pepper-sprayed, pizza stolen during Tennessee robbery

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MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two people are in custody after they reportedly pepper-sprayed a pizza delivery driver Tuesday night in Tennessee.

Mt. Juliet police responded around 9:15 p.m. to a robbery on Silverstone Lane off West Division Street.

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When officers arrived, they learned two men had called in a pizza order to the location, but when the delivery driver arrived, they pepper-sprayed the driver and ran off with the pizza.

According to police, K-9 Majlo tracked the suspects to a home about a mile away from the robbery, where they were arrested.

Kenneth Lines & John Douglas Smith
Kenneth Lines & John Douglas Smith (Courtesy: Mt. Juliet Police Department)

Police identified the two suspects as Kenneth Lines, 18, and John Douglas Smith, 20. They were booked into the Wilson County jail on aggravated robbery charges.

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