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Robbery Suspect Apprehended

Date of News Release: 01/10/05

(Hazard, KY) - On 1-09-2005 at approximately 2155 hours a male subject entered the Highwaymans Chevron II on KY 15 in Vicco, KY armed with a sawed off shotgun and demanded cash from the cashier.

Upon units arrival it was determined that the male subject left the store with an undetermined amount of cash and got in a white passenger car with two other male subjects and fled the location.

Later during the investigation the suspect vehicle was located and 19 year old Johnny Wells of Vicco, KY has been arrested and charged with robbery 1st degree.

Detective Tony Watts is continuing the investigation and more arrest are pending.

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