Robbery at Roan Mountain Scotchman

Carter County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Scott responded to the Scotchman BP convenience store off Hwy. 19E in Roan Mountain, Tenn., on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in reference to an armed burglary, according to an incident report supplied by CCSO. Scott spoke with a store employee who stated that a male wearing a black hoodie with a purple mask had entered the store. The masked man slid the employee a note demanding money and cigarettes, and the note also contained ‘a threatening statement’ on it, according to the incident report. The employee provided the items to the masked man, who then fled the store. The incident continues to be under investigation by CCSO, the report added.

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