Knoxville Police Searching for a Man Wanted for Robbery and Identity Theft of a 92 Year-Old Woman

The Knoxville Police has obtained warrants charging a Knoxville man with robbing a 92-year-old woman.

32 year-old Michael Bledsoe is accused of robbing the woman outside of her home on Sunday afternoon. KPD officers responded to a robbery at a home near Tazewell Pike. The victim told police she was robbed after arriving home from shopping. She says the man snatched her purse and ran from the scene. The purse contained cash, various personal items and numerous credit cards, which were later used at area businesses.

Warrants have been issued charging Bledsoe with robbery, identity theft, felony theft, evading arrest and sale and delivery of schedule VI narcotics. In addition, Bledsoe has outstanding warrants out of Knox County for aggravated burglary and theft from an unrelated incident.

Anyone with information concerning Bledsoe’s whereabouts is urged to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165.

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