Petro's Chili and Chips in West Knoxville robbed at gunpoint

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Police are searching for a man who robbed Petro's Chili and Chips on Kingston Pike in West Knoxville around 1:55 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say the man got away with money because he threatened employees with a gun. He ran off, but they believe he may have been picked up by a waiting vehicle.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5’ 6” tall, slender build, and short hair.

The suspect was wearing a black shirt, black sunglasses, and light khaki pants.

Anyone with information can call the crime information line at 865-215-7212.


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