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Police investigate armed robbery of Kingsport store

Staff Report • Apr 23, 2012 at 9:31 AM

KINGSPORT — A man armed with a small black handgun reportedly robbed a Kingsport convenience store early Monday morning.

Kingsport police say it occurred at 3:32 a.m. at the Sunoco at 1205 Lynn Garden Drive. The clerk reported the suspect, a white male, demanded money from the register and ran away with cash and cigarettes.

The suspect is described at 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall and between 175 and 180 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black toboggan, red and black bandana on his face, black pants, white shoes and white gloves.