Crimetracker: Armed robbery at adult bookstore

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knox County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating an armed robbery at an adult bookstore on Clinton Highway Monday night.

According to the clerk, a man went into the Town and Country Adult Bookstore at 6927 Clinton Highway around 11:15 p.m. He went behind the sales counter, pointed a handgun at her, demanded money from the cash register and safe, then ran off.

The man was last seen traveling south on Clinton Highway in a dirty, maroon colored mid-size four door sedan. The vehicle had a headlight out, possibly on the driver’s side.

According to KCSO, the suspect is described as a black male, 5’5-5’7, 150-160 pounds, small build, 20-30 years old, very short black hair; appeared to have had a recent haircut. He was wearing a long sleeve black tee shirt and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCSO at 215-2243.

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