Robber holds up Chapman Highway pharmacy

Robber holds up Chapman Highway pharmacy

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Police said the suspect went to the pharmacy and asked to fill a prescription. Then, they said he jumped over the counter and pulled out a knife. Police said the suspect went to the pharmacy and asked to fill a prescription. Then, they said he jumped over the counter and pulled out a knife.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A robber held up a pharmacy Wednesday night at knifepoint.

It happened at the CVS at the intersection of Majestic Grove Road and Chapman Highway just before 9 p.m.

Police said the suspect went to the pharmacy and asked to fill a prescription. Then, they said he jumped over the counter and pulled out a knife.

Officers said he snagged some pills and took off. Surveillance cameras captured the robber.

The suspect is a white male, six feet tall with a thin build. He was wearing a brown Carhartt jacket, glasses, and had a scruffy beard.  

If you have any information, call Knoxville Police at (865) 215-7212.

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