Morristown Shell robbed at gunpont; suspects on the run

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Investigators are searching for two men involved in an armed robbery at a Morristown Shell station Monday morning.

According to the Morristown Police Dept., one of the men walked into the gas station, 1104 South Cumberland Avenue, pulled out a silver handgun and demanded money. Another man waited outside while the first suspect was inside and both of them may have taken off in a black or navy Saturn, heading west on Lincoln Ave.

The first suspect was described as around six feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a green jacket with a hoodie and his face was partially covered with a white pillowcase or sheet.

The other suspect is a little shorter, about 5'8", also with a medium build. He was wearing jeans, a dark jacket, and may have been wearing a knit cap.

Anyone with information regarding these suspects is asked to contact Detective Phil Hurst at 423-585-4675 or 423-585-4630. Citizens may also leave anonymous tips for police by calling 423-585-1833.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Join the Conversation!

While WVLT allows comments on articles, we ask that you respect the online community. Comments may be removed at any time for violations including:

  • Obscenity, profanity, vulgarity, racism, violent descriptions, name-calling or personal attacks.
  • Abuse of multiple accounts.
  • Off-topic comments.

Comments may be checked for inappropriate content or rule violation, but the station is under no legal obligation to monitor or remove comments. If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator. 
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

  • by Mike Location: Tennessee on Dec 19, 2011 at 01:09 PM
    Black? White? Hispanic? Asian? I would think that detail would be important.

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2015 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 135857368 - local8now.com/a?a=135857368
Gray Television, Inc.