Knoxville Police Identify Suspect in Standoff at Pine Ridge Apartments

Knoxville Police Identify Suspect in Standoff at Pine Ridge Apartments

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) Knoxville police have identified the suspect taken into custody Thursday afternoon following a standoff with law enforcement at the Pine Ridge Apartments in North Knoxville.

Knoxville Police Department officials say 26-year-old Malik Griffin was wanted on charges of aggravated robbery and especially aggravated kidnapping among others stemming from a robbery that happened at an apartment on Lippencott Street in the early morning hours of Monday, February, 5.

KPD says detectives are continuing to investigate the potential that Griffin was involved in other recent events that are the subject of open investigations.

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