Suspect sought in strong armed robbery at Johnson City's Tennessee Title Loans


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - A clerk at a Johnson City business was struck in the head several times with a gun by a robbery suspect who made off with money and jewelry from the victim and business, police said Wednesday.

The strong armed robbery took place Monday at Tennessee Title Loans at 2508 North Roan Street, according to the report. The clerk was forced at gunpoint to empty the cash drawers as well give her money and jewelry to the suspect who is described as a black male.

He was last seen running from the business and headed in the vicinity of Harbor House restaurant, police said. The suspect was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt or jacket, and dark colored pants. The victims also tells News 5 she remembers the man having bright blue eyes

She was transported to an area hospital for treatment and later released.

Anyone with information on the case or the suspect's whereabout can access the following to give details:

JCPD Criminal Investigations Division at (423) 434-6166 Crime Stoppers at (423) 434-6158 Text 423JCPD and your tip to 847411

*Editor's Note: A previous version of this story had the words "cash store" in the headline and in the story. The Cash Store is not affiliated with Tennessee Title Loans. Cash Store is a registered trademark of Cottonwood Financial.