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Armed Robbery of the Double Kwik

Date of News Release: 11/30/2013

(Hazard, KY) - Kentucky State Police in Hazard are searching for the perpetrator in an early morning armed robbery of a Double Kwik convenience store located off the Hal Rogers Parkway in Avawam community of Perry County. The Perpetrator described as a white male approximately 130-150 pounds about 5'6" tall was last seen wearing a black sweat shirt with a bandana covering his face entered the store and produced a screw driver and demanded money. After taking money from the store the perpetrator fled the on foot.

Troopers and detectives from Post 13 along with the KSP K-9 section responded to the scene along with the Hazard Police Department. There were no injuries and no customers were in the business at the time of the robbery. Detective Chris Collins, KSP in Hazard is in charge of the investigation and no arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information on this incident is ask to call the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555, callers may remain anonymous.

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