BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) — Police say an arrest has been made after an attempted robbery at a Bristol gas station.
Wayne M. Kistner, 42 of Bristol, Tennessee, was arrested and charged with attempted aggravated robbery.
Late Monday night, the Bristol Tennessee Police Department (BTPD) responded to a Shell station at 1716 Volunteer Parkway due to calls of an attempted robbery.
A release from the BTPD stated when officers arrived at the scene at 11:20 p.m., they learned a suspect had allegedly walked into the gas station and “presented a black semi-automatic pistol during the robbery.” The suspect soon left “for unknown reasons” before stealing anything.
Kistner was developed as the suspect after the police department received several tips from community members. A search warrant was executed at his home and he was arrested and taken to the Sullivan County Jail.