KCSO investigates overnight robbery at East Knox Co. convenience

KCSO investigates overnight robbery at East Knox Co. convenience store

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It happened around 1:15 a.m. at Lee's Food Mart, which is located in the 7600 block of Rutledge Pike. It happened around 1:15 a.m. at Lee's Food Mart, which is located in the 7600 block of Rutledge Pike.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Deputies are investigating after an East Knox County convenience store was robbed early Thursday morning. 

Officers were called around 1:00 a.m. to Lee's Food Mart, 7608 Rutledge Pike.

A report from The Knox County Sheriff's Office says a clerk told deputies a white man dressed in black came into the store with a gun and demanded money. The clerk said the suspect struck him on the chin with the gun.

The suspect then took money and ran off.

The search for the suspect continues.


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