Person of interest questioned in greenway knife incident

Person of interest questioned in Knoxville greenway knife incident

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police say they have questioned a person of interest after an incident involving a knife at a greenway Monday night.

Officers made the announcement at a news conference on greenway safety Tuesday afternoon.

A woman told Knoxville police Monday she saw a man holding a knife 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.

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

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