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Rogersville man arrested during robbery at Kingsport pharmacy

October 30th, 2013 11:54 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Rogersville man arrested during robbery at Kingsport pharmacy

Vincent H. Dennis

KINGSPORT — Kingsport police have arrested a man who allegedly walked into a city pharmacy Tuesday night with a loaded gun, requested a pen and paper from an employee, and scribbled a note demanding drugs.

Vincent H. Dennis, 52, of 701 Dennis Drive, Rogersville, was apprehended at the scene.  A police report says that when cornered by a pair of officers inside the store he simply sat down in a chair.  

At approximately 10:30 p.m., Kingsport police were advised of an "unknown problem" at Walgreens, 1420 W. Stone Drive. While officers were en route, dispatch advised the incident was a robbery in progress.

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