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Kingsport police search for suspect in Tuesday store robbery

Rain Smith • Apr 28, 2010 at 12:00 AM

The Kingsport Police Department are searching for a man they say robbed a convenience store on Tuesday evening.According to a press release, the incident occurred at 6:35 p.m. at Sunoco, 4101 Fort Henry Drive. A clerk reported that a white male in a dark colored, hooded sweatshirt and jeans entered the store an handed over a note. The note read he had a gun and wanted money from the register.The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount and the man exited the store. Police say he left eh area on northbound Colonial Heights road in a small blue vehicle, possibly a Nissan.The clerk was not injured.Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Kingsport police at 229-9429 or 246-9111.

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