Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Armed Robbery of Fast Lane in Eastern, KY
Date of News Release: 01/15/2014
(Eastern, Ky.) - On Tuesday January 14, 2014 at approximately 10:49 P.M. Post 9, Pikeville received a call of an armed robbery at the Fast Lane located in the Eastern community of Floyd County. Information obtained at the scene indicates that two unidentified males entered the business, one male brandished a weapon and demanded money while the other male watched the entrance to the business. The two unidentified males fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash traveling in the direction of KY. 550. One male was described as wearing a red hooded shirt, dark colored scarf covering his face, khaki jeans and work boots. The second male was described as wearing a black hooded shirt, dark colored scarf covering his face, and blue jeans. No injuries were reported at the time of this incident. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Jake Roberts. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 or (606) 433-7711.