Sheriff's Dept. searching for Kwik Shop robber

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knox Co. Sheriff's Office is looking for the man who robbed an east Knox County convenience store shortly after nine o'clock on Monday night.

Reports indicate the the suspect ran into the Kwik Shop, 7608 Rutledge Pike, and pointed a black revolver at the clerk. He told the clerk to keep his hands in sight and to give him the money before running out of back door.

The suspect was reportedly wearing a white hoodie, black jacket, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a black ski mask. Anyone with information is asked to call the KCSO at 215-2243.

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