Man with knife robs North Knox County gas station

(source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect who robbed a gas station early Tuesday morning.

Deputies say the man had a knife and demanded money and cigarettes from clerks at Pilot on Clinton Highway at Old Callahan Drive around 1:41 a.m. He then ran off toward Old Callahan Drive.

Employees described the suspect as “probably” a black male between 18 and 25 years old. He was around 5’10” to 6 feet tall. He was wearing gloves, a black stocking over his face, a white zip-up hoodie, dark pants and black tennis shoes with white soles.

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

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