Knox County convenience store robbery suspect on the run

(Photo: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A man is on the run after an armed robbery in Knox County last week.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says a man robbed the Easy Stop Exxon at 7503 Tazewell Pike at 1:42 a.m. July 8. The suspect threatened the clerk with a black handgun and demanded money.

Investigators do not know the race of the suspect. He was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt.

The sheriff’s office is also looking for a witness. Investigators believe the witness was driving the two-door vehicle or was a passenger.

Anyone with information is asked to contact law enforcement at 865-215-2243.

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

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