One man in custody for CVS robbery

5:25 PM, Jan 13, 2013   |    comments
Keith Richard Kirkland, 29, of Knoxville
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The Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested one man and is searching for another accused of robbing a North Knox County CVS pharmacy early Sunday morning.

Deputies said Keith Richard Kirkland, 29, of Knoxville allegedly walked into a CVS pharmacy on E. Emory Road, gave a note to the pharmacist and demanded medication shortly before 1:50 a.m.   After getting a bag filled with medication, Kirkland fled the scene in a silver Honda.

After short police chase, authorities arrested Kirkland in the woods at Reed Drive shortly before 2:30 the same morning.

KSCO has charged Kirkland with robbery. His bond has been set at $25,000.

Authorities will release more information about the second suspect as the investigation develops Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the KCSO at (865) 215-2243.

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