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A North Knoxville pharmacy was the scene of an armed robbery Wednesday evening.

The Knoxville Police Department says a man robbed the CVS Pharmacy at 2800 N. Broadway Wednesday around 9:23 p.m.

Officers say the suspect walked around the store until there were no customers inside, then walked up to the clerk, presented a handgun and demanded money. The suspect took cash out of the register then fled the store.

Witnesses saw the suspect get into a waiting vehicle in the Burger King parking lot and drive away.

An investigation is underway.

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