Man with knife reported on Knoxville greenway

Man with knife reported on Knoxville greenway

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Police swarmed the area and talked with several witnesses, but they've been unable to track down the suspect. Police swarmed the area and talked with several witnesses, but they've been unable to track down the suspect.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A woman told Knoxville police Monday she saw a man holding a knife at a West Knoxville greenway.

The man was seen just after 7:30 p.m. on the Jean Teague Greenway behind the YMCA on North Winston Road.

The woman told officers she was walking on the greenway when she saw the man as he walked behind another woman.

Both women asked the man what he was doing and he took off.

Police swarmed the area and talked with several witnesses, but they've been unable to track down the suspect.

He is described as a white man in his 20s, about 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds. He has short brown hair and was wearing a light yellow shirt with khaki shorts.

Call the Knoxville Police Department at (865) 215-7212 if you have any information.

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