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KSP Investigates Robbery in Pike County

Date of News Release: 10/04/2015

(Belfry, KY) - In the early morning hours of Saturday, October 3, 2015, Post 9 Pikeville received a 911 call of a robbery at the Belfry Seven Eleven in Pike County.

Troopers responded to the scene and determined that three unidentified subjects entered the business and assaulted a male customer with a baseball bat. The subjects proceeded to steal tobacco products before fleeing the scene on foot.

The initial investigation at the scene indicates all three subjects were male. One male was described as wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white mask covering his face. The second subject was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with the third wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

The Kentucky State Police is asking the public for any information relating to this case, and can call the Kentucky State Police Post 09 at (606) 433-7711. Callers can remain anonymous.

This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Kevin Newsome.