Sevierville police search for armed robbery suspect

Sevierville police search for armed robbery suspect

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Police released surveillance photos of a robbery at the Fastop on Winfield Dunn Parkway Friday afternoon. (source: Sevierville Police Department) Police released surveillance photos of a robbery at the Fastop on Winfield Dunn Parkway Friday afternoon. (source: Sevierville Police Department)
Witnesses saw the suspect leave in an older, maroon Ford Mustang, traveling north on Highway 66. Witnesses saw the suspect leave in an older, maroon Ford Mustang, traveling north on Highway 66.

SEVIERVILLE (WATE) - Police in Sevierville are searching for the man who robbed a convenience store Friday afternoon.

Officers say a man walked into the Fastop, 1855 Winfield Dunn Parkway, just before 2:30 p.m., purchased one item and paid the clerk.

When the clerk opened the cash register, the suspect pulled out a silver and black handgun, and pointed it at the clerk. The suspect then took cash from the drawer and fled the store.

Witnesses saw the suspect leave in an older, maroon Ford Mustang, traveling north on Highway 66.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Seiverville Police Department at (865) 453-5507.

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