Knoxville police search for armed robbery suspect

(Courtesy: KCSO Facebook)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Knoxville Police Department is looking for the suspect they say robbed a Papa John’s restaurant.

The armed robbery happened Sunday at 12:01 p.m. in West Knoxville at 402 North Cedar Bluff.

Police say the suspect is still at large.

He received an undisclosed amount of money and left on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’10”-6’00”, and 150-170 pounds. He was wearing a silver mask, grey hoodie, grey basketball shorts with black stripes and red, black, and white basketball-type tennis shoes at the time of the robbery.

(Courtesy: KCSO Facebook)
(Courtesy: KCSO Facebook)

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

WATE 6 On Your Side will provide more details as they develop.


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