Deputies search for two men involved in East Knox County home in

Deputies search for two men involved in East Knox County home invasion


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Deputies are looking for the two men involved in a home invasion Monday night in East Knox County.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says just before 8:00 p.m. on Monday night, two men forced their way through the front door of a home on Old Rutledge Pike and held two adults and two children at gunpoint, demanding money.

The suspects fired a shot when they entered the home. The bullet did not strike anyone, but pierced the living room wall.

The suspects stole non-narcotic pill bottles and a wallet and fled in an unknown direction.

Both men had their faces covered during the robbery.

They are described as white males in their mid-twenties.

One suspect is described as being 5'6"-5'8" tall and weighing 150 to 165 pounds. He was wearing a black hoodie during the robbery.

The other suspect was wearing a dark hoodie and black hat.

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

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