Police searching for suspect in Knoxville dollar store robbery

Police searching for suspect in Knoxville dollar store robbery

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The assistant manager reportedly told police a man walked into the Dollar General store on Sutherland Avenue around 8:30 a.m., brandished a handgun, and demanded money from a safe. The assistant manager reportedly told police a man walked into the Dollar General store on Sutherland Avenue around 8:30 a.m., brandished a handgun, and demanded money from a safe.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police are on the lookout for a man suspected of robbing a Knoxville Dollar General store.

The assistant manager reportedly told police a man walked into the store on Sutherland Avenue around 8:30 a.m., brandished a handgun, and demanded money from a safe.

The manager complied, giving the suspect an unknown amount of cash.

The suspect then fled the scene.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, wearing a tan, long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, a red hat, and sunglasses.

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

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