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Store robbed in Washington County, Tennessee

Published On: Nov 04 2012 05:50:48 AM CST
Updated On: Nov 04 2012 07:04:37 PM CST
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. -

Washington County, Tennessee authorities are investigating a robbery at a local business.

We're told it happened just before 11:00 Saturday night at Intimate Treasures on Kingsport Highway.

Officers say a man went into the store, took an item to the checkout counter, but handed the clerk a note demanding money.

Deputies say the suspect left store with the item, but no cash.    

Jerry Porter was arrested a short time later and charged with aggravated robbery and evading arrest.