UPDATE: Woman arrested in connection with barber shop attack

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KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knoxville police arrested Jennifer Danielle Johnson and charged her with aggravated robbery.

She's accused of robbing Glenn's Barber Shop in August when a man and woman pushed their way in and forced the owner, Glenn Farrington, to the floor.

The pair got away with cash. Police are still searching for the man.

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Glenn Farrington opened up shop for the first time in more than two months. Two crooks robbed him at knife point in July and he tells Local 8 that's all he could think about this morning.

A woman tricked Glenn Farrington into opening his barber shop door at 5:30 in the morning, and when he did, a man pushed his way in.
The two robbed Glenn of hundreds of dollars, pushed him down, broke his hip and held a knife to his face. Glenn Farrington says, "I remember laying there on the floor and I couldn't move. He could've killed me."

After weeks of hospital stays and surgery to put a rod in his leg, the 79 year-old barber is back behind the the chair with his scissors in hand. Farrington says, "I didn't know if I could sit down or stand up so I've cut 5 or 6 and stood up the whole time. My hip still hurts."

His customers have been waiting on this day. Mark Steinocher didn't get a haircut until Glenn came back. Mark Steinocher says, "I think it's fantastic. I've been waiting all this time, and I just by chance came by today to see if he was here and there he was holding the door for me."

Police still haven't caught the two suspects. They know who these two are, but not where they are. If you've seen them, call police.
Farrington says, "I hope they find them. They will. They're working hard. The detectives come by and hope to catch them."

Glenn's wife and grandson kept the shop going while he was out.
Glenn will be cutting on Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays if you want to stop by.

As for his condition, he's going back to the doctor for a checkup on Friday.


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