Man robbed Petro's at gun point

Knoxville Police are looking for a man who robbed a local fast food restaurant at gun point Monday afternoon.

Investigators say the suspect entered the Petro's Chili and Chips located at 7005 Kingston Pike just before 2 pm. He was armed with a hand gun and demanded money.

The employees gave the man what he wanted and he left on foot, but investigators believe he was picked up by a waiting vehicle.

No one was hurt.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5' 6" tall, slender build, and short hair. He was wearing a black shirt, black sunglasses, and light Khaki pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knoxville Police Department's crime information line at 865-215-7212. Callers can remain anonymous.


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