KINGSPORT — Kingsport police are looking for the man who robbed a West Stone Drive convenience store in the early morning hours of Thursday.
Police say that shortly after 3 a.m. on Thursday, Daniel J. Rhoton entered the Shell gas station and convenience store located 120 W. Stone Drive and intimidated the clerk with threats of a gun and demanding all of the money in the register.
Soon after, Rhoton fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and some merchandise from the store.
A warrant has been obtained for Rhoton, charging him with aggravated robbery. Due to the threats he made of having a gun, police say Rhoton should be considered armed and dangerous.
Rhoton is described as being 41 years old, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing approximately 172 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and is believed to be traveling in a maroon 1996 Honda Accord.
If you have any information about Rhoton or his current whereabouts, you’re asked to contact detectives at (423) 229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at (423) 246-9111.