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Armed Robbery of the Big Lots in South Williamson, KY

Date of News Release: 03/11/2014

(South Williamson, Ky.) - On Sunday March 9, 2014 at 7:07 PM Post 9, Pikeville received a call of an armed robbery at Big Lots in the South Williamson community of Pike County. Information obtained at the scene indicates that an unidentified male entered the business, handed an employee a note that stated he had a weapon and demanded money. The unidentified male did not brandish a weapon and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. The unidentified male was described as approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, medium build, wearing a dark green jacket, dark colored pants, brown jersey gloves, dark toboggan, and sunglasses. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Derek Welch. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Kentucky State Police at (606) 433-7711 or 1-800-222-5555.