published Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

East Ridge police seek suspect in convenience store robbery

East Ridge police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who robbed a convenience store Monday night.

A man brandished a gun after entering the Kangaroo Convenience Store, 4011 Ringgold Rd., at 9 p.m. The assailant fled with money from the cash register, lottery tickets and cigarette packs, said Corporal R. Wade in a released statement.

The suspect, who was described as a black male, was last seen fleeing in a white older model car, he said.

Anyone with any information can contact East Ridge police at 423-867-3718, dispatch at 423-622-1725 or use a confidential tip line at 423-867-0016.

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