Morristown police seek armed robbery suspect

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Morristown police are searching for an armed suspect from a gas station robbery and are asking the public to help identify them.

The robbery occurred at the Marathon gas station on King Avenue in East Morristown. 

According to the Morristown Police Department, on Friday evening, a male entered the gas station brandishing what appeared to be a gun and demanded money from the store clerk.  The suspect escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Police are currently on-scene and investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

Detectives hope that the suspect’s jacket may be a clue that can help identify the man.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call the Hamblen County dispatch center at 423-585-2701 or report anonymously on the MPD tip line at 423-585-1833.

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