Knox deputies: 2 men, 1 dressed as woman, robbed dry cleaners

(source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men, one of whom was dressed as a woman, who they say robbed a dry cleaner Friday afternoon.

Deputies say the suspects robbed Farragut Cleaners, 430 N. Cedar Bluff Road, around 4 p.m. One suspect pulled out a gun and demanded money from the clerk.

Both men are described as African-American. One was wearing women’s clothing and is described as 6 feet to 6-feet-2, thin build, around 150 to 160 pounds. He had black dreadlocks with red highlights that were about shoulder length to mid-back length. He was wearing a salmon or pink top with a light-colored tank top underneath. He was also wearing a yellow, turquoise and purple skirt with flip flops. The flip flops were left at the scene.

The second suspect is around 6 feet to 6-feet-2 with a medium build. He weighs around 200 to 210 pounds with short black hair. He was wearing a light colored T-shirt and blue jeans, as well as a dark blue or black hat.

The suspects drove off on a newer model dark blue or black Kia Optima, or a dark blue or black Honda Civic.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at (865) 215-2243.

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