KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Release Surveillance Video of Blakely-Mitchell Burglary in Effort to Identify Suspect

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Release Surveillance Video of Blakely-Mitchell Burglary in Effort to Identify Suspect
DATE: August 28, 2020
CASE #: 20-018190
On the morning of August 25, 2020 the Kingsport Police Department was notified of a burglary that occurred during the previous overnight hours at Blakely-Mitchell Clothing Store, located at 240 Broad Street in Downtown Kingsport. Area surveillance video showed a white male adult, believed to be the suspect, arrive in a black vehicle (possibly a BMW). Over $5,000 in clothing and accessories were reported stolen.

Photos of the suspect and his vehicle have been included in this release, while clips of the actual footage have also been made available for viewing on the K.P.D. YouTube channel via the links below:

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or his vehicle 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:

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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


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