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KSP Makes Arrest in Floyd County Robbery

Date of News Release: 03/31/2016

Hayes Nicholas Hall Jr Hayes Nicholas Hall Jr

(Prestonsburg, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 09, Pikeville has made an arrest in the March 23, 2016 armed robbery of VIP Fuels that occurred in Floyd County.

Through investigation, Detectives determined that Hall entered the business wearing a camouflage hoodie. While inside, Hall brandished a weapon and demanded money. The clerk fled from behind the counter, and locked herself inside an office. Hall then retrieved an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the scene on foot.

On March 31, 2016, Detective Kevin Newsome obtained an arrest warrant for the accused, Hayes Nicholas Hall Jr., 28 of Floyd County. On March 31, 2016 Troopers with Post 09 contacted Hall at the Floyd County Detention Center where he was currently lodged for unrelated charges. Hall was charged with Robbery 1st Degree and currently remains lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center.