Sevier County woman asking for help finding alleged attackers

By: Courtney Elledge Email
By: Courtney Elledge Email

KODAK, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A woman hopes the community will help find the people she says attacked her in her home on May 1 around 12:20 PM.

Deputies say three people kicked in the victim's door, assaulted her, and took her purse and money.

The victim was able to identify two of the alleged attackers as 19-year-old Kayla Linkes, of Knoxville, and 43-year-old Rebecca Linkes, of Strawberry Plains.

The third suspect was later identified as 20-year-old Jamarcus Horton, of Knoxville.

Warrants were issued on all three for Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, and Aggravated Assault.

Rebcca Linkes was arrested May 3 in a camper on Whittaker Road in Jefferson County.

Horton and Kayla LInkes are still on the run. Deputies believe they may be driving a gold Chevy Blazer with Tenn. tag #H62-10S.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sevier County Sheriff’s Office at 428-1899 or 453-4668.

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