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Sevierville Police Search for E-Z Stop Robbers

Sevierville Police Search for E-Z Stop Robbers

Two men allegedly robbed the E-Z Stop store on Dolly Parton Parkway in Sevierville early this morning.

Officers from the Sevierville Police Department responded to a 1:51 a.m. alarm call on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 at the E-Z Stop, 851 Dolly Parton Parkway in Sevierville.

According to SPD Officer Edward Diggs, an E-Z Stop employee told officers that two young, thin, white men entered the convenience store and demanded money. One man wore a black beanie that covered his face and brandished a 5-inch-long knife. The other suspect wore a red bandana pulled up over his nose.

The employee complied and the two men left the store, fleeing in a dark colored vehicle. No one was injured during the robbery. The amount of money taken was not disclosed.

UPDATE Monday, Nov. 16, 2015: The Sevierville Police Department has released the following photos taken from the E-Z Stop surveillance cameras. Police believe these two suspects entered the store earlier in evening and then returned later to commit the robbery.Sevierville Robbery Suspects

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Sevierville police are asking anyone with information pertaining to the identity of either suspect in the E-Z Stop robbery to call SPD Detective Lieutenant Sam Hinson at 865-868-1751.

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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