JCPD seeks assistance in identifying armed robbery suspect

Published 2:30 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2023

On Jan. 16, at 8:47 p.m., the Johnson City Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Roadrunner Market, 832 North State of Franklin Road. A male wearing a gray baseball cap, gray hooded sweatshirt, and gray shorts entered the store with his face covered by a white bandanna. He approached the counter and brandished a firearm, pointed it at the clerk and demanded everything in the register. He left the scene in a red Toyota T100 pickup. The male is believed to have a tattoo on the front of his right leg and tattoos on the tops of both hands.
At this time, the investigation is ongoing. Anybody with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Johnson City Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (423) 434-6166, or to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 434-6158. To send a confidential tip text 423JCPD and your tip to 847411 (TIP411) or send a tip to www.citizenobserver.com.

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