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Robbery Investigation in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 02/27/2015

(LONDON, KY.) - On Thursday, February 26, 2015 at approximately 11:00 PM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a robbery at the Brodhead Tobacco and Tan store in Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Brian Maupin determined that two male subjects entered the store armed with a handgun and knife and demanded money. The store clerk complied and the suspects fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

A perimeter was set up and a search was conducted, however the suspects were not located. It is unknown whether the suspects left on foot or in a vehicle.

One of the suspects was wearing a black coat, black ski mask, black gloves armed with a hand gun the other suspect was wearing a brown coat with a black hood, black ski mask, black gloves armed with a knife.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is requested to contact the Kentucky State Police at (606) 878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.

Trooper Maupin is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by the Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office.