Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Armed Robbery Investigation in Knott County
Date of News Release: 09/11/2011
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On 9-10-11 at 9:26 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 13 was notified of an armed robbery which occurred at 42 Holly Hills Mall Road, Hindman, KY. Tpr. Randall Riley and Tpr. Joseph Dials responded to the scene, followed shortly after by Sgt. Ryan Catron and Det. Clayton Stamper. Preliminary investigation revealed that a female entered the Dollar General store and after briefly walking around inside approached the register, produced a semi-automatic handgun and demanded the cashier fill her purse with money. The suspect then fled with an undetermined amount of money and was last seen heading toward the Mallie community on KY 899 in a silver SUV-type vehicle. No shots were fired, nor injuries sustained during this incident. A case has been opened for Robbery 1st degree and is still under investigation by Det. Clayton Stamper.