Two White Males Attack,
Severely Injure Store Clerk

According to the Kingsport Times-News two armed white men viciously attacked a clerk at the Sunoco on Memorial Boulevard in Kingsport. This has prompted Kingsport police to increase patrols. That clerk remains in critical condition and will undergo major reconstructive surgery on his face at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Police say around midnight the two entered the store. One suspect held the clerk at gunpoint and demanded money while the other went behind the counter to take the money and some cigarettes.

Store surveillance video recorded the attack. It shows two men with bandanas over their faces. Police said the suspects took cash and cigarettes, beat the clerk unconscious, and left him in a pool of blood. The clerk remains in critical condition, and will undergo major reconstructive surgery on his face.

Suspect one is described as wearing a long sleeved white shirt, khaki cargo shorts and white tennis shoes. They say he had a dark colored ball cap and purple bandana on. They say he was armed with a small caliber handgun. Suspect two was wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans, a black White Sox ball cap and a black bandana.

If you have any information please call the Kingsport Police Department at 423-246-9111. Compiled from various news reports from September 01, 2011.

Another white male attacks women at another conveyance store in Bristol, Virginia.

September 26, 2011 the Bristol Herald Courier is reporting a woman was assaulted in the parking lot of Zoomerz at the corner of Commonwealth and Euclid. She was knocked to the ground and suffered minor injuries. The thug took her money from her purse and dumped the contents on the ground. There's no plan to increase police presence in the City because need funding is being diverted to tourism development.

Ref Bristol Herald Courier