KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Searching for Suspect in Sunday Afternoon Pharmacy Robbery

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660 • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Searching for Suspect in Sunday Afternoon Pharmacy Robbery
DATE: May 3, 2015
CASE #: 15-008982
On May 3, 2015 at approximately 3:25 PM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to an armed robbery of CVS Pharmacy, located at 128 West Stone Drive in Kingsport. During the subsequent investigation they learned that an unknown white male suspect had entered the store and approached the pharmacy counter. He presented a note which claimed that he was armed and demanded specific prescription medication. The pharmacy personnel complied with the suspect’s demands, and he fled the scene with an undisclosed type and quantity of prescription medication.

Photographs of the suspect captured on surveillance video are included in this release. Anyone who recognizes him, or who may have any additional information which may help solve this case, is asked to contact Detectives 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:

Detectives are still in the preliminary stages of the investigation; therefore, no additional information will be released at this time.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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