Crime Stoppers: Clerk armed with vacuum cleaner chases off robber
Crime Stoppers and the Chattanooga Police Department are searching for a person who tried to rob the Tobacco Outlet on Highway 153 at gunpoint.
Police say the man entered the business and pointed a gun at the clerk. The clerk picked up a vacuum cleaner and ran toward the man.
The robber fled the scene.
He is described as a black male, approximately 5'10" tall. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a black mask over his face.
Investigators are looking to the public to help identify this suspect. If you have any information call Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333. Your confidential call could make you eligible for a cash reward.