Motorist Robbed at Gunpoint

4-23-05- A man who pulled over on the side of the road to fix his vehicle was robbed at gunpoint late Friday night. Sheriff's officials say it happened just off Highway 70 at the Jefferson and Carter County line.

The man's truch had broken down and he was trying to fix it on the side of the highway. That's when he says a white man approached him with a pistol and stole $1300 dollars in cash.

The suspect took off eastbound on Highway 70 in a suburban. He is still on the run. The victim was not injured.