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Letcher County Armed Robbery Investigation

Date of News Release: 12/12/2011

(Hazard, Ky.) -- On Sunday December 11th, 2011 at approximately 10:31 P.M. the Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard was notified of an armed robbery which happened at 9722 Highway 15 at a Double Quick convenience store located in the Isom Community of Letcher County. Two white males each dressed in green camouflage style clothing entered the store through the front door and brandished a handgun then demanded cash and cigarettes from store employees. The suspects who were both armed then exited the store with an undisclosed amount of money and fled on an ATV which was believed to have been parked behind the business. No shots were fired and there were no injuries during this incident. No arrests have been made at this time. Detective Kevin Hurt is in charge of the investigation. Anyone with information Regarding this incident is ask to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard at 606-435-6069.

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