KPD searches for armed robbery suspects following rollover crash

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The Knoxville Police Department is searching for armed robbery suspects Saturday night following a rollover crash on Kenner Avenue near Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Officers responded to a possible armed robbery in progress at Habaneros on Asheville Highway.

Upon arrival, officers spoke with a victim who said one person was approached outside the business while speaking on the phone. The suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money from the victim. The suspect then fled in a dark-colored GMC Yukon.

There were no injuries sustained during the robbery.

While traveling at a high rate of speed the driver of the vehicle lost control and the vehicle crashed after rolling over on Kenner Avenue near Odd Fellows Cemetery.

The driver and other unknown suspects then fled the scene of the crash.

Weapons and other evidence were located at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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