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Perry County Business Robbed at Knife Point

Date of News Release: 10/28/2014

(Avawam, KY) - The One Mart, a convenience store located in the Avawam community of Perry County, fell victim to an armed robbery late Sunday evening. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard responded to the store, after receiving a call that the business had been robbed at knife point.

At the scene, an employee advised officers that a male subject had entered the store wearing a black jacket, black pants, and a black mask. The man wielded a knife and demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied with the perpetrator and gave him the money. The subject then exited the store, fleeing on foot on Big Creek Road.

The robber was not located, and remains at large at this time. Anyone with information that might assist with this investigation and the apprehension of the person responsible for this crime is urged to contact KSP Post 13 at 606-435-6069. This incident remains under investigation by Detective Billy Pollard.