Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 13, 2012 10:51 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a suspect in the robbery of Hot Rod’s on Harcourt Road, Monday evening.

Submitted photo This man is wanted for robbing Hot Rodís on Harcourt Road, Monday.

According to the report filed by Deputy Thomas Durbin, the robbery occurred about 6:30 p.m. when a man entered the store and demanded the money from the cash register. He kept his right hand inside his jacket as though he had a weapon.

The clerk opened the register and handed the money to the suspect, who fled the store and ran down Kentucky Avenue.

The suspect was described as a white male, about 5 feet, 5 inches tall, medium build, with “scruffy” facial hair. He had tattoos on his neck and hands and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up and a black leather coat.

Capt. Dave Shaffer said this morning that no suspect had been apprehended.

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