Scarf-wearing bandit robs South Knoxville drug store

Knoxville Police Department investigates robbery at Walgreens

WATE 6 On Your Side staff - KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A man wearing a green and blue scarf covering his face robbed the Walgreens in South Knoxville early Monday morning.

The clerk told Knoxville Police Department, the man entered the store, located at 4001 Chapman Highway, with a knife and demanded money. After the clerk handed over the money, police said the man drove off in a light colored sedan.

The robbery was reported at around 3:08 a.m. Police said the man was white, wearing a dark jacket, around 5'6 feet tell and weighed around 120 pounds.

Officers said they will continue to investigate the robbery.

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