A woman matched with a man who went by the name “Junior” on the dating app ‘Tagged’ and the two decided to meet at the Dover Crossing Sonic. As she arrived, ‘Junior’, who was later identified as 25-year-old Christopher Scales, asked her to get out of the car and give him a hug. As she did he opened her back door, grabbed a clear purse and white backpack, and fled on foot down the path behind the Sonic. Inside the purse and backpack was a laptop, a military ID, $800 in cash, two food stamp cards, a CashApp card, and a Venmo card. She gave chase after him until he turned and pulled a gun and racked the slide, at which point she retreated. He was positively identified in a photo lineup and taken into custody the following day.
Christopher Marcus Scales, of Mark Spitz Dr in Clarksville, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on June 29th, charged with aggravated robbery and felon in possession of a firearm. In addition to a $75,000 bond, there is a hold on his release for a fugitive warrant in another jurisdiction.