Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Armed Robbery at V.I.P. Fuels in Grethel, Ky
Date of News Release: 02/18/2013
(Grethel, Ky.) -- On Saturday February 15, 2013 at 10:32 P.M. Post 9 Pikeville received a call of an Armed Robbery at V.I.P. Fuels in the Grethel community of Floyd County. Information obtained at the scene indicates that an unidentified male entered the business wearing a ski mask and a blue hooded shirt. The unidentified male brandished a weapon, demanded cash from the clerk and then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The unidentified male was described as approximately 5'6" tall. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Kevin Newsome. Anyone with information is asked to contact KSP Post 9, Pikeville at 1-800-222-5555 or (606) 433-7711.