Man wanted for robbing West Knoxville drug store

KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) -- The search is on this afternoon for the person responsible for robbing the Walgreen's on Northshore Drive.

It happened about 8:10 Tuesday morning.

Knoxville police say a man walked up to the counter, handed the clerk a note, demanding money.

After the clerk complied, the suspect fled the scene on foot.

Here's a description: The suspect is an older black man, about 6', 170 pounds.

he was last seen wearing a red and white plaid pattern coat with a gray hoodie.

If you have any information that could help solve this crime, call the KPD Crime Hotline at 215-7212.


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