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KSP Trooper Prevents Armed Robbery

Date of News Release: 09/28/2007

(Pikeville, KY)- On Friday, September 28, 2007 at 7:35 am EST, Post 9-Pikeville, received a call regarding a suspicious person. The employee from the Gas Mart advised that a male subject, wearing a ski mask and armed with a weapon, was behind the Gas Mart in the Garrett community of Floyd County.

KSP Trooper Shaun Little arrived at the scene at approximately 7:36 am and heard a shot fired. Trooper Little then searched all around the building until he located the subject coming from behind the store and affected the arrest without incident. Kyle J Hicks was charged with Attempted Armed Robbery, Wanton Endangerment 1st and Alcohol Intoxication. Hicks, 18 years of age from Garrett is lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center.

The incident remains under investigation by Trooper Shaun Little.

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