KPD searching for armed robber

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knoxville police are searching for the man who robbed a north Knoxville service station early Friday morning.

Reports indicate the suspect walked into the Pilot, 2918 Tazewell Pike, around 6:30 a.m. with a weapon and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount, he took off through the rear of the building.

He is described as a thin, white man around 5'8", wearing white shoes, camoflauge overalls, black gloves, and a black ski mask.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knoxville Police Dept.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 133694623 -
Gray Television, Inc.