Police search for 2 armed robbery suspects

Update 9:57 am:

(WBIR) Two armed robbers are on the run after police say they stole money from a north Knoxville gas station early Friday morning.

Knoxville police said two men armed with semi-automatic handguns walked into the Pilot on 2518 N. Broadway at stole a small amount of cash from the register.

One of the men fired his weapon into a cigarette display, but no one was injured, according to Knoxville Police Department release.

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

Previous story:

(WBIR-Knoxville) The Knoxville Police Department confirmed a Pilot gas station in north Knoxville was robbed.

The gas station is located on the 2000 block of Broadway Street early Friday morning.

A WBIR 10News crew saw at least nine KPD cars on the scene.

Not much information is available at this time. Stay with wbir.com and WBIR 10News for updates on this story.


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