WJTV News Channel 12 - MOST WANTED: Reward offered in Kingsport armed robbery investiga

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

MOST WANTED: Reward offered in Kingsport armed robbery investigation

Posted: Updated:
Kingsport Police released this photo of one of the armed robbery suspects. Kingsport Police released this photo of one of the armed robbery suspects.
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:42:32 GMT
    Thomas Allen WinstonThomas Allen Winston
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
  • 4 arrested on bath salt charges in Greene County; held without bond

    4 arrested on bath salt charges in Greene County; held without bond

    Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns, says four individuals were arrested Wednesday on charges pertaining to illegal drug activity.
    Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns, says four individuals were arrested Wednesday on charges pertaining to illegal drug activity.
  • Boyfriend of Johnny Cash's murdered great niece testifies in court

    Boyfriend of Johnny Cash's murdered great niece testifies in court

    The boyfriend of Courtney Cash, a great niece of Johnny Cash murdered in March, testified in court Wednesday during a hearing for the accused killer, 27-year-old Wayne Masciarella.
    The boyfriend of Courtney Cash, a great niece of Johnny Cash murdered in March, testified in court Wednesday during a hearing for the accused killer, 27-year-old Wayne Masciarella.
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) -
Kingsport Police hope anyone with information about a November armed robbery - even a tip that might seem insignificant - will call investigators right away.

Earlier this month, police released surveillance photos of the suspects as they robbed Cash Express, 4200 West Stone Drive in Kingsport, on November 1st at 3:35 p.m.

Police said the suspects were both dressed in red hooded sweatshirts, blue jeans, and white cotton gloves, and both were carrying silver colored handguns.

"There were two female clerks working at Cash Express at the time of the robbery,"  said  P.I.O. Thomas  M. Patton, Kingsport Police.  "One of the employees was ordered to the floor at gunpoint and handcuffed. The other employee was instructed at gun point to hand over all of the money."

Patton said the suspects stole one of the employee's car.   It was later found in Hawkins County.

"Most of the time in these cases, we see someone come in and flash the weapon, demand the cash and then flee," said Patton. "But actual physical assault and even tying somebody up or handcuffing is not something we see a lot."

The check cashing business owner targeted by identically dressed armed robbers is now offering a $5000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

Anyone who knows the identity of the suspects or has additional information about the robbery should contact the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Copyright 2013 WJHL.  All rights reserved.
  • Monday's Most WantedMonday's Most WantedMore>>

  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:42:32 GMT
    Thomas Allen WinstonThomas Allen Winston
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
  • March Mugshots

    March Mugshots

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:49:38 GMT
    Michelle Marie Bussiere was arrested last week and charged with identity theft, forgery, theft under $500, among other charges.  (Source: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office)Michelle Marie Bussiere was arrested last week and charged with identity theft, forgery, theft under $500, among other charges. (Source: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office)
    This photo gallery features mugshots of individuals arrested in northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia. 
    This photo gallery features mugshots of individuals arrested in northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia. 
  • Most Wanted: Woman accused of causing crash captured

    Most Wanted: Woman accused of causing crash captured

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 12:51 PM EST2014-03-04 17:51:53 GMT

    The Elizabethton Police Department says after the airing of our story, officers received information about the whereabouts of a woman who caused a crash a year ago in Elizabethton that left three people seriously hurt.

    The Elizabethton Police Department says after the airing of our story, officers received information about the whereabouts of a woman who caused a crash a year ago in Elizabethton that left three people seriously hurt.

Powered by WorldNow

1820 TV Road
Jackson, MS 39204

Telephone: 601.372.6311
Fax: 804.819.5569
Email: wjtvnews@wjtv.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.