Knoxville police search for gas station robbery suspects

Knoxville police search for gas station robbery suspects

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Authorities used search dogs to find the robbery suspects, but came up empty. Authorities used search dogs to find the robbery suspects, but came up empty.
Authorities scanned the Dante and Mundal area of North Knox County to search for the Kenjo robbery suspects Thursday. Authorities scanned the Dante and Mundal area of North Knox County to search for the Kenjo robbery suspects Thursday.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a convenience store Thursday.

According to the Knoxville Police Department, two men hit the Kenjo Market on Merchants Drive demanding money around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

They described as wearing two black hoodies and acted like they had a gun. They were able to get away with an undetermined amount of cash, police say.

A witness told police the men got into an older model Chevy four-door box style vehicle with three other men inside. They headed towards the Dante and Mundal area of North Knox County.

Police searched the area with K-9s and a helicopter, but didn't find them.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Knoxville Police Department (865) 215-7212.

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