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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knox Co. Sheriff's Office has released a picture of the man who robbed a west Knoxville convenience store early Wednesday morning.
The suspect was described as a white man between 5'7" and 5'11", 135-160 lbs. in his mid 20's or 30's. He was wearing a dark ski mask, a black shirt, tan cargo pants, and yellow rubber gloves.
He robbed the Breadbox, 1606 Lovell Rd., shortly before 7:00 a.m. Detectives said he pulled out a gun and demanded money. After putting the money in a backpack he left the store.
No one was hurt.
Anyone with information is asked to call the KCSO at 215-2243.