TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Robbery and Burglary Investigations
Date of News Release: 02/08/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville is currently investigating numerous robbery and burglary complaints in the Amish/Mennonite Communities of Christian and Todd Counties. At the present time, KSP has received a total of 10 reports. Three (3) were reported around the Fairview area of Todd County and seven (7) were reported between the Pembroke and Oak Grove area of Christian County. The robberies/burglaries have taken place between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. over the past several days.
The suspects have been described as males being black or having a dark complexion. They were wearing bandanas or ski masks. They range in height from 5'7" to 6'0". The numbers of suspects have ranged from 2 to 5. They were armed with guns. At the present time, money and one firearm has been reported stolen. No injuries have been reported. The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police.
Anyone with information concerning these investigations is urged to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 2 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.