Chattanooga Police Arrest Suspect After Attempted Robbery

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – One man is now in custody after attempting to rob a Rite Aid Drug Store on McCallie Ave.

According to Chattanooga Police, shortly after 2:30, Saturday afternoon, 23-year-old Jeffery Jimichael Starks entered the store with a gun, demanding money from the register. Starks then went behind the counter and took the drawer out of the register and ran out of the building.

Police officers saw the suspect running down McCallie Ave., and K-9 Duco later found the suspect hiding in an abandoned house on Ivy St.

Starks has been taken into custody on charges of aggravated robbery.

Categories: Chattanooga, Crime, Hamilton County, Local News

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