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Police Search for Assault Suspect

Posted 3-9-18

Sevierville Police Department officers responded to a reported assault late last night, Thursday, March 8, 2018. The assault occurred at the Pilot station located at 1257 Parkway. Police were notified at approximately 11:20PM.


According to SPD Detective Sergeant Ray Brown, a male suspect allegedly struck a 67-year old woman in the head with a plastic toy gun as she was walking from her vehicle to the Pilot store, and then fled the area in a silver Toyota 4Runner SUV. The victim was transported to LeConte Medical Center with what appeared to be a non-life threatening head injury. Nothing was apparently stolen from the victim

The suspect is described as a slender male wearing a maroon or red hoody, camo pants, and red/white shoes.

Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to contact SPD Detective Sergeant Ray Brown, 865-868-1749.

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.