Car Wash Employee Robbed at Gunpoint

West Knoxville (WVLT) -- Police are looking for a man who robbed a car wash employee in West Knoxville.

It happened at about 8:00 p.m. Saturday night at the Three Minute Magic Car Wash on Simmons Road, off Lovell Road.

Knoxville Police tell us that an 18 year-old employee was unlocking the change box to get the money out, when he says a man walked up, showed a gun, and demanded money.

The employee was not hurt and there's no word on how much money the suspect got away with.

Police say the suspect is a black man, and he was wearing a black hoodie, a blue bandana, and jeans.

If you have any information, call the Knoxville Police Department Crime Hotline at (865) 215-7212.


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