Knox woman arrested after leaving attempted pharmacy burglary

Knoxville woman arrested after leaving attempted pharmacy burglary

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Whitney Byrd (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office) Whitney Byrd (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police arrested a driver Thursday morning who's believed to be involved in an attempted burglary at a West Knoxville pharmacy.

Officers responded to the burglary call at CVS Pharmacy, 4475 Kingston Pike, at 1:12 a.m. Witnesses had reported seeing a man enter the pharmacy. 

The officers saw a vehicle flee the scene. The driver, Whitney Byrd, 25, of Valley Drive in Knoxville, was stopped on Middlebrook Pike. 

Byrd was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. 

The man who got in CVS was able to escape out another door. Police believe no property was taken.

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