Man on the run, Dollar General robbed in Knox County

(Photo: KCSO)
(Photo: KCSO)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A man is on the run after a North Knox County store was robbed Monday night.

(Photo: KCSO)
(Photo: KCSO)

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a white male who robbed a Dollar General located at 1923 East Racoon Valley Road around 9:43 p.m. The suspect threatened the cashier that he had a gun and demanded money. However, he never showed the weapon. Investigators say the suspect fled on foot with an unknown amount of money.

The suspect is believed to be between 5-feet-10 inches and 6-feet, weighs around 250-270 pounds and has a beard. He was last seen wearing a black hat, blue sweatshirt, grew sweatpants and white tennis shoes.

If anyone has information, contact the KCSO at 865-215-2243.

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