Knoxville Police Looking for a Suspect in an Assault

Knoxville Police Department investigators are working to identify a suspect who assaulted a woman on University Avenue.

The attack happened June 15th at Al’s Market. Officers found a 42-year-old woman who was suffering from severe pain in her hips, ribs and head with visible abrasions on her shoulder and knee. A male suspect was observed on surveillance video violently pushing the victim following a verbal dispute and leaving the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male with medium-length dreadlocks. Anyone with information is urged to call authorities.

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