Deputies searching for West Knox Co. market robbery suspect

Deputies searching for West Knox Co. market robbery suspect

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Dispatchers say it happened around 4:30 a.m. at the Rocky Top Market in Shell, which is located on the 2000 block of Castaic Lane. Dispatchers say it happened around 4:30 a.m. at the Rocky Top Market in Shell, which is located on the 2000 block of Castaic Lane.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early Monday morning armed robbery.

Deputies say it happened around 4:30 a.m. at the Rocky Top Market in Shell, which is located on the 2000 block of Castaic Lane.

Officials say a man walked into the store and demanded money from the cashier. The cashier complied, and the suspect fled the store on foot.

The suspect is described as being a white man, approximately 23-25 years old, 5'3"-5'5" tall, and weighing between 250-300 pounds.

Officials say that at the time of the robbery he was wearing a gray winter-type jacket with a hood and black vertical stripe, blues jeans, and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the KCSO Major Crimes Unit at (865) 215-2243.

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