Police search for suspect in Family Dollar armed robbery

Police search for suspect in Family Dollar armed robbery

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Police are looking for the man who robbed this Family Dollar on Monday morning. Police are looking for the man who robbed this Family Dollar on Monday morning.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police are searching for the man who robbed a local store at knifepoint on Monday morning.

Officers received a call just before 11:00 a.m. that a man robbed the Family Dollar at 2604 Magnolia Avenue.

Witnesses told police that a man entered the store, produced a knife and robbed the cashier.

He then fled on foot toward Linden Avenue with a small amount of money.

The suspect is a black male in his early to mid-twenties, between 5'5" and 5'7" in height, and weighing about 185 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a brown, hooded jacket; blue, faded jeans and white shoes. His face was covered with a blue bandana.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KPD crime hotline at (865) 215-7212.

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