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Lee's Food Mart Armed Robbery Suspect

Monday, 03 July 2017

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man who robbed Lee's Food Mart Monday morning. According to the initial investigation, a black male armed with a knife entered the business, located at 7657 Clinton Highway, around 8:17 a.m. and demanded money. After receiving the money, he fled on foot headed southbound on Clinton Highway toward Knoxville.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 30-40-years-old and 5'5"-5'8" with a medium build. He was wearing a dark hooded jacket and dark pants, and kept his face covered during the robbery. He is believed to also be responsible for a June 14th robbery that occurred at Rocky Top Market, located at 308 E. Emory Road and a June 27th robbery that occurred at Pilot, located at 6804 Clinton Highway. The Knoxville Police Department is also working similar robberies.

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



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