Carrigan, Ernest The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee), 23 Aug 1988, Tue, Page 41, col. 3
Laundry robbery investigated MURFREESBORO Police here are investigating the weekend armed robbery of a local laundry in which the robber escaped with $60 from the attendant. Ernest Carrigan, 24, was the attendant at Sunshine Laundry on South Tennessee Boulevard at 2:30 a.m. Saturday Saturday when a man walked in and asked where "Mike" was, said Murfreesboro Police detective John Mathews. "When Mr. Carrigan said he did not know, the suspect asked him how he was doing, then went to the counter and produced a small-caliber small-caliber small-caliber handgun and demanded money," said Mathews, adding that the gun may have been a Derringer. "He gave him $60 in lOsand 20s, then the subject ran from the laundry toward Mars Street." The assailant was described as a black male, approximately approximately 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 1 65 to 1 70 pounds, said Mathews. He was wearing a light blue, sleeveless T-shirt T-shirt T-shirt blue jeans and tennis shoes.