Crimetracker: Police investigate North Knoxville convenience store robbery

By: Lorena Estrada
By: Lorena Estrada

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knoxville Police are investigating a robbery at a convenience store.

It happened at Indu Sai Convenience Store at 2901 Whittle Springs Rd around just before 9:15 p.m. Saturday.

According to police, a man entered the store, approached the clerk and demanded cash.

The clerk pushed the suspect and the two began to struggle. The suspect took off and ran north on Whittle Springs.

The Knoxville Police Crime Lab was able to obtain detailed video footage of the robbery.

The suspect was a white male wearing blue jeans, black shoes, white thermal undershirt, and a large green hooded jacket. He obscured his identity by wearing blue medical gloves, an orange toboggan, and a red bandana on his face. He was about 6 feet tall, weighed around 170 lbs and he had long brown hair. He may have been 25-30 years of age.

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