KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Seeking Information in Barber Shop Burglary

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Seeking Information in Barber Shop Burglary
DATE: November 6, 2014
Kingsport Police Detectives are seeking information from the public in reference to an investigation into a burglary to a local barber shop. On the morning of November 5, 2014, K.P.D. Patrol Officers were dispatched to the scene of a burglary to Nick’s Barber Shop, located at 1032 East Center Street in Kingsport. The owner, Nick Lawson, has operated his barber shop continuously at this location for 54 years.

The incident occurred sometime between close of business (5:00 PM) on Monday, November 3, 2014 and opening of business (7:45 AM) on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The barber shop was closed on Tuesday. Pry marks were found on the front door which is believed to be the point of entry. Inside the shop, two drawers and a Coke machine were forcibly opened. The unknown suspect(s) fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and coin.

Detectives are asking for anyone who may have any information which may help them solve this case to contact them in 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:

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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