published Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

East Ridge reports armed robbery today at Famous Market convenience store

East Ridge Police officials have reported two men armed with handguns robbed the Famous Market convenience store at 1301 Greenslake Road late this morning and then escaped in a car driven by another man.

Police said they were last seen going west on Bennett Road.

Cash and cartons of Newport cigarettes were taken during the robbery.

A news release asked that anyone with knowledge of the robbery or suspects should contact the East Ridge Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 423-867-3718 or on the Confidential Tip Line at 423-867-0016.

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