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KSP Investigates Robbery in Virgie

Date of News Release: 12/29/2014

(Virgie, Ky.) -- On Saturday, December 27, 2014, Post 9 Pikeville received a 911 call of an armed robbery at the Virgie Double Kwik. Troopers responded to the scene and determined that three unknown males entered the convenience store demanding money. The clerk retrieved an undisclosed amount of money, giving it to the males, before the three fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

The initial investigation at the scene indicates that the three males entered the business wearing hooded sweatshirts, gloves, with their faces covered. No injuries occurred as a result of the robbery.

The Kentucky State Police is asking the public for any information relating to this case, and can call the Kentucky State Police Post 09 at (606) 433-7711. Callers can remain anonymous.

This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Gary Sykes.