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Armed Robbery Occurs in Perry County

Date of News Release: 12/10/2007

(Hazard, KY) - On 12/08/07 at approximately 6:35 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a 911 call from the Lotts Creek Community Mart in the Lotts Creek Community of Perry County. The caller advised she had just been robbed at gunpoint.

The caller stated to the responding troopers that a male subject wearing a black hooded sweatshirt entered the store, pointed a gun at her and demanded money from the cash drawer. The clerk followed the instructions and the perpetrator fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money in a small passenger car. The perpetrator was described as a white male approximately 6 feet tall, thin to medium build, and appeared to be in his late 30's to early 40's in age. He also had dark hair and was clean-shaven. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and brown jersey gloves. No further description is available at this time for the passenger car. The subject should be considered to be armed and dangerous. The Kentucky State Police are asking anyone with any information to please contact them at 606-435-6069 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). The investigation is continuing by Det. Clayton Stamper.

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