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Robbery Investigation in Virgie, Ky

Date of News Release: 12/19/2011

(Virgie, Ky.) -- On Sunday December 18, 2011 Post 9 Pikeville received a call from a clerk at the Virgie Marathon reporting a robbery at the business. Information obtained at the scene indicates that a male wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and a black stocking over his face entered the business and approached the clerk. The unidentified male brandished a weapon and demanded money. A second subject wearing a dark colored hooded jacket and black stocking over his face remained outside near the gas pumps. The unidentified subjects left the scene with a undisclosed amount of cash traveling towards Penny Highway in a early 1990's white four door passenger car with a black leather hood bra on the front of the vehicle. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Tony Tackett. Anyone with information is asked to contact Kentucky State Police Post 9 Pikeville.

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