Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Armed Robbery of the Zebulon Velocity Market
Date of News Release: 08/23/2012
(Zebulon, Ky.) -- On Wednesday August 22, 2012 Post 9 Pikeville received a 911 call from Velocity Market in the Zebulon community of Pike County stating that the business had been robbed. Information obtained at the scene indicates that a unidentified male entered the business, brandished a weapon and demanded money. The unidentified male left the scene with a undisclosed amount of cash. The unidentified male was described as approximately 6'2" tall and approximately 280 to 300 pounds, wearing jeans, a black sweatshirt, camouflage gloves and a camouflage mask over his face. The unidentified male left the scene in a small red pick up in a unknown direction of travel. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jason Merlo. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to conatct Kentucky State Police Post 9 at (606) 433-7711 or 1-800-222-5555.