Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Armed Robbery on Tazewell Pike
At approximately 8:24 p.m. this evening, the Knox County Sheriff's Office responded to an Armed Robbery at Ian’s Market on Tazewell Pike. A white male entered the business wearing a red short sleeve shirt with a design, a baseball cap, blue jeans, and a bandana, pointed a black handgun at the employee behind the counter, and demanded money. After receiving an unknown amount of cash, he fled. His direction of travel is unknown at this time. Whether he fled on foot or in a vehicle is also unknown at this time. He is described as being in his early to mid-20s, approximately 6’0” tall, and average build. The investigation is ongoing, and more details will be available as they develop. If anyone has any information, they are asked to call the KCSO at (865) 215-2243.