Crime Stoppers: Robbery At Highway 58 Goodwill Store

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Crime Stoppers and the Chattanooga Police Department are seeking information regarding a robbery from the Goodwill store at 4850 Highway 58.

On Nov. 27, 2012, at approximately 5:11 p.m., a white male got out of a dark color four door mid-sized vehicle within the parking lot of the KFC. The suspect entered the Goodwill store and shopped for approximately 15 minutes. He had clothing items and took them to the register. While at the register, he states that he forgot his wallet in his vehicle. He left the items at the register, and walked outside. The suspect came back into the store and walked up to the register. He pulled out a large knife and demanded that the clerk give him all the money. The clerk complied with his demands, and he left in the same vehicle at the KFC.

The suspect is described as a white male who is 5’7” tall, a skinny build, wearing a cap, blue hoodie, and dark pants.

Anyone with information on this robbery should call Crime Stoppers. A confidential call could result in a cash reward. Call Crime Stoppers at 423 698-3333.


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