TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Armed Robbery Incident in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 09/05/2008
(London, KY) - On Friday, September 05, 2008, at 5:24 PM EDT the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, in London received a report of an Armed Robbery at the Plaza Drug Store on US 25 in Laurel, KY.
Upon arrival KSP Detective Mark Allen determined that a white female had entered the business and requested assistance from an employee. As the employee was offering assistance the female uncovered a firearm in her waistband and demanded drugs.
The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel.
The suspect is described as a white heavyset female wearing a gray tee shirt, blue jeans, blue ball cap and white tennis shoes.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is urged to contact the Kentucky State Police at (606) 878-6622.
Detective Mark Allen is the lead investigator into the incident and was assisted by officers from the Kentucky State Police, the Laurel County Sheriff's Office and the London City Police.