Suspect sought in Alcoa Highway BP robbery
From Staff Reports
Alcoa Det. Jason Ewing said the suspect entered the BP, located at 4228 Alcoa Highway, and began to make a purchase. When the cashier opened the cash register, the suspect pointed a gun at the clerk, grabbed money out of the register and fled.
The Blount County E-911 Communications Center was notified of the robbery at 2:12 p.m.
The Blount County Sheriff's Office responded and performed a K-9 track, which lead authorities to an area where the suspect is believed to have gotten into a vehicle and left, Ewing said.
The suspect was described as a white male about 35 to 45 years old. He was bald, clean shaven and weighing about 230 to 250 pounds. He was wearing a blue T-shirt.