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Robbery and Assault Case In Knox County

Date of News Release: 12/22/2014

(Bryant Store, Ky.) - On December 20, 2014 at 11:51p.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call from the Knox County Dispatch requesting assistance on a robbery and a serious assault that occurred on Powers Road in the Bryant Store community of Knox County. Tpr. Chad Gregory responded to the scene and began an investigation.

David Bays

Preliminary investigations indicates that Dennis Graham, 56, of Bryant Store was at his residence when Donna Bays and David Bays came to his residence. Mr. Graham was able to tell Tpr. Gregory that once inside the residence he was assaulted by Mr. Bays and robbed by both individuals. Dennis Graham received serious injuries to the head and was flown to the University of Tennessee for medical treatment. Both individuals left the residence with a large amount of cash.

Donna Bays

Tpr. Gregory has obtained arrest warrants for Robbery 1st degree and Assault 2nd degree for both David Bays, 36, of Bryant Store and Donna Bays, 41, of Bryant Store. KSP Post 10 is requesting assistance locating these individuals. Anyone with information can contact Post 10 Harlan at 606-573-3131.