Man holds up CVS employee at gunpoint

Man holds up CVS employee at gunpoint

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police are looking for a man who robbed a CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint Saturday evening.

The robbery happened at 7:15 p.m. at the store located at 4325 Asheville Hwy. 

The store's manager says a man wearing black clothes jumped over the counter and pointed a handgun at her demanding cash. The suspect took the cash and ran off. 

A customer inside the store called 911 during the robbery. 

Responding officers quickly arrived and set up a perimeter and a K-9 search was conducted, but the suspect was not found. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police.
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