Knoxville Police Investigate Armed Robbery

KNOXVILLE (WVLT) -- Knoxville police are investigating the armed robbery of the Breadbox on Sutherland Avenue.

Officers say it happened about 5:25am Tuesday morning.

Employees say a black man, about 5'10" to 6'0" feet, wearing a gray fleece hooded sweatshirt, brown gloves and a red bandanna over his mouth walked in the store and demanded money.

Witnesses say the suspect had a semi-automatic handgun and left on foot.

If you have any information concerning this crime, call the KPD Crime Hotline at 215-7212.

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