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Robbery First Degree Investigation

Date of News Release: 01/05/2010

Diamond, Ky. (Webster County) -- On Tuesday, January 05, 2010, at approximately 5:34 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville was contacted by the Webster County Sheriff's Department in reference to an armed robbery. The location of the robbery was the Redwood Market located on State Route 109 South in the Diamond Community of Webster County.

At approximately 5:15 a.m., the same date, a lone male brandished a knife at the store clerk and demanded money. The clerk complied with the robber's demands. The robber fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a white male approximately 5'5" to 5'8" in height and weighing approximately 170 pounds. The suspect was wearing a brown coat, brown gloves, blue jeans, and a ski mask.

Anyone with information concerning this investigation, is urged to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-270-676-3313 or toll-free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers may remain anonymous. The investigation is continuing by KSP Detective Billy Sumner.

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