MOUNT VERNON — An early morning armed robbery on Harcourt Road on Wednesday is under investigation by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.
According to Knox County Sheriff David Barber, a lone gunman entered Hot Rods convenience store and gas station at 700 Harcourt Road shortly after 3 a.m. on Wednesday demanding money. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Although the suspect displayed a handgun, no one was injured during the incident.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, medium build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information concerning this robbery is encouraged to contact Detective Sgt. Roger Brown at the sheriff’s office detective division at 740-393-6800.