KPD e-News Release: Detectives Release Suspect Photos and Surveillance Video in K-Mart Pharmacy Armed Robbery Investigation

Kingsport Police Department

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Detectives Release Suspect Photos and Surveillance Video in K-Mart Pharmacy Armed Robbery Investigation
DATE: June 20, 2015
CASE #: 15-012891
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On June 19, 2015 at approximately 7:00 PM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded to K-Mart, located at 1805 East Stone Drive in Kingsport, in reference to an armed robbery of the store’s pharmacy. The initial investigation revealed that an unknown suspect threatened pharmacy personnel with what was believed to be a handgun and demanded specific prescription medications. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed type and quantity of prescription medications.

K.P.D. Detectives were called to the scene to investigate. A review of surveillance video revealed a white male suspect, possibly in his twenties, with dark hair and facial stubble, wearing a red ball cap backwards, a long sleeved white t-shirt, a black vest, baggy dark colored jeans, and dark colored shoes.

Photos of the suspect taken from surveillance video footage have been included in this release. A clip of the actual surveillance video has been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the link below:

http://youtu.be/JJuX_CKCKzo

Anyone who recognizes this individual, or who may have any additional information which may help Detectives solve this case is asked to contact the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

http://police.KingsportTN.gov/Citizen_Feedback

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit