East Ridge police received a report of a robbery at Mack’s Highway Market at 7:18 a.m. on Friday. Patrol units arrived on scene in under one minute.
The suspect had already fled the store on foot with money taken from the registers. He was wearing blue jeans, dark colored hoodie, gloves, and a camouflage face mask. He threatened the clerk with a handgun while demanding money from the registers. He is believed to have fled the scene on foot, last known to be heading north on Choate Road.
East Ridge criminal investigators collected evidence at the scene and interviewed witnesses.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is urged to call East Ridge Police at 423 622-1725 or the confidential tip line 423 867-0016.