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Armed Robbery Occurs in Breathitt County

Date of News Release: 09/30/2008

(Hazard, KY) - On 09/29/08 at approximately 12:57pm Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call from S C Turner Grocery in the Altro Community of Breathitt County. The caller stated the store had just been robbed.

Preliminary investigation indicates that two white male subjects described as younger and wearing hats, sunglasses, and bandanas to conceal their face, entered the store with a handgun and demanded money. The perpetrators fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Both perpetrators were described as follows: younger white males approximately 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighing 150 lbs. One was last seen wearing a red and black tee shirt and baggy jeans. The other one was last seen wearing a white jersey type tee shirt with the number 15 on the back and baggy jeans. No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is ask to call the Kentucky State Police 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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