Four suspects rob Hispanic market

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

KNOXVILLE (WVLT) -- Police spent Sunday night scouring the area for four men accused of robbing the Tienda Nuyo Hispanic Market on Cedar Lane.

It happened around 7:40 PM.

According to two store clerks, the men came into the store and held a female clerk at knifepoint while another demanded cash.

They then assaulted a store customer, punching him before fleeing the store, with an undisclosed amount of money.

They then punched a store customer, and fled the scene in a dark colored sedan.

Witnesses say the four men were Hispanic and spoke Spanish with a Puerto Rican accent.

They were all wearing dark hoodies, ski masks and blue jeans.

If you have any information, please call the Knoxville police department at 215-7212.


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