Armed robbery in North Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Police are searching for the suspect of an early Saturday morning robbery in North Knoxville.

Officers responded to an armed robbery call at about 3:00 a.m. at the Walgreens drug store at 5006 N. Broadway.

The store clerk says the suspect entered the store and asked the clerk for a pack of cigarettes. The clerk then opened the cash register to complete the transaction and suspect raised her shirt and showed the clerk a gun that she had in the waistband of her shorts.

The store clerk says the suspect took the money from the cash register and ran from the store.

The suspect was described as a white female approximately 5'2'' 120 pounds with blonde hair.

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