Most Wanted: broomstick swinging man robs Kingsport business

Most Wanted: broomstick swinging man robs Kingsport business

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KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - Kingsport Police are looking for an armed robber who used a broomstick to assault a clerk.

It happened just before 8 p.m. Friday night at "Gold Rush" on West Stone Drive.

"A suspect came in, took the broom handle away from the clerk," said Tom Patton, Kingsport Police spokesman. "he actually assaulted him with the broom handle and then robbed him of an undisclosed amount of cash."

Patton said the suspect also stole jewelry.

The suspect came in the store and said he had a gun.   When the clerk indicated he didn't believe that was true, the suspect grabbed the stick and started swinging.

The clerk received minor injuries, police said.

If you have information that can help police, call 423-246-9111.

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