Police Searching for Robbery Suspects

Knoxville (WVLT) - Local authorities say the search continues for a man wanted in connection with an early morning robbery at a local restaurant.

It happened at the Sonic on Kingston Pike near Lovell Road.

The Knox County Sheriff's Department says a white man knocked on the door of the restaurant about 4:15 a.m. Employees say the man asked to use the bathroom and once inside, pulled and gun and demanded money.

No one was injured.

He is described as six foot two inches, about 200 pounds, balding with strawberry blonde hair and tattoos on each arm.

Witnesses say he got away in a Black Honda Accord with a partial tag number of 4-4-8.

If you have information, call 215-2243.

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