KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Investigating Armed Robbery of K-Mart Pharmacy

Kingsport Police Department

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: K.P.D. Investigating Armed Robbery of K-Mart Pharmacy
DATE: June 19, 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 a white male 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 and are in the preliminary stages of their investigation. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit