ALCOA (WATE) – One person has been arrested after trying to rob an Alcoa convenience store with a rock Saturday afternoon according to Blount County dispatch.
The attempted robbery occurred at Ian’s Market along 1354 N Wright Rd in Alcoa at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Blount County dispatch says an officer held the suspect at gunpoint at the scene and eventually deployed a K-9 unit to take down the suspect.
The suspect was then arrested.
The suspect’s identification has not yet been released.
This is a developing story and will be updated when more details are released.