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Letcher County Armed Robbery

Date of News Release: 09/16/2011

(Hazard, Ky.) -- On 9-15-11 at 2:51 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 13 was notified of an armed robbery which occurred at 2199 KY Highway 1148 at Maggard's Grocery Store in the Little Colley section of Letcher Co. TPR. Adam Hall and the Letcher Co. Sheriff's Office responded to the scene, followed shortly after by Lt. Claude Little, Det. Chris Collins, Det. Kevin Hurt, Tpr. James Sandlin and CVE Officer Neal Johnson. Preliminary investigation revealed that a male entered the store, brandished a small caliber handgun and demanded money from the cash register. When confronted by another employee, the suspect then fled the scene on foot. After a search of the area Roger Alan Miles, age 19 of Isom KY, was arrested and lodged in the Letcher Co. Jail charged with Robbery 1st Degree. The investigation continues by DET. Randy Combs.

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