Big O's robbed Thursday night

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UP THE VALLEY—Campbell County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a robbery at Big O's Git and Go on General Carl W. Stiner Highway in LaFollette.

Police were contacted after a man entered the store approximately 10 p.m. on Jan. 2 and brandished a firearm. He then demanded money from the cashier, according to reports. The suspect then left the store on foot and headed for the Clear Coal Company.

Investigators believe he was then picked up by an early 2000s model White Ford Explorer. The vehicle reportedly fled westbound on Tenn. 63.

Anyone with any information regarding the robbery is encouraged to contact 911 or the sheriff’s office at 423-562-7446.

This story will be updated.