Crimetracker: Man arrested for CVS robbery

By: Hunter Nark
By: Hunter Nark

Knox County deputies arrest a man accused of robbing a CVS pharmacy Tuesday night.

Deputies say Christopher Field pulled up to the drive through window at 4500 East Emory Road around 4:00 p.m. and handed the pharmacist a note demanding medication. It threatened to kill people inside if he did not get the drugs. Employees complied, and he drove away with the medication.

Detectives found Field in a home located on Foust Hollow Road around 11:00 p.m. and arrested him. They say he confessed to the robbery and is being held on $15,000.

He has a criminal history in Knox County that includes theft charges.


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