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Police Respond to Reported Armed Robbery

Posted 04-26-19.

Sevierville Police Department officers responded to a reported armed robbery yesterday evening, Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Shell Fastop, 1855 Winfield Dunn Parkway (Highway 66). The robbery was reported at approximately 10:09 p.m.


According to SPD Detective Preston Parrish, a store employee stated that a man entered the store brandishing a black handgun and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect was described as a white male wearing a black hoodie, black pants, a black and red baseball style hat, and a red bandana over his face.

The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money in a silver passenger vehicle.

The incident remains under investigation; no additional details are available at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Parrish at 865-868-1750.

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