Deputies search for suspect in armed robber in West Knox County

Photo: Knox County Sheriff's Office

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in West Knox County Monday afternoon.

According to the initial investigation by the Major Crimes Unit, a white male robbed Advance to Payday located on 450 North Cedar Bluff Road just before 5:30 p.m.

The suspect is described as being 25-30 years old, 5’6” to 5’8” with medium build. Police say he should be considered dangerous.

At the time of the robbery, he was wearing blue jeans, a dark hoodie and dark sunglasses.

Photo: Knox County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Knox County Sheriff’s Office

Police say three robberies last month in Knox County may have involved the same suspect.

The Knoxville Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit is still investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact KCSO’s Major Crimes Unit at (865) 215-2243.

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