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KSP Investigates Armed Robbery in Madison County

Date of News Release: 09/11/2016

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RICHMOND, Ky. (September 11, 2016) –The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just before 7:30 pm this evening, and is now conducting an investigation after a northern Madison County gas station was robbed.

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The initial investigation indicates that an armed suspect entered the BP Gas Station located at 3002 Simpson Lane, just off of KY-627 near I-75, and demanded that the clerk open the cash register. The suspect was last seen wearing a dark colored bandana over his face, a blue long sleeve shirt, khaki pants, boots, and a dark colored hat that said 'American Sniper'. He left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, and no serious injuries were reported at the scene.

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KSP Personnel and Deputies from the Madison County Sheriff's Office conducted a search of the area, and were unable to located the alleged suspect.

If anyone saw any suspicious activity in the area around the time of the robbery or can identify the suspect seen in the surveillance photographs, they are asked to call KSP Post 7 at 859-623-2404.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Trooper Albert LaGrange.

BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (September 9, 2016) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is looking for an inmate that escaped in Lee County while being transported back to the Three Forks Regional Jain following a court appearance in Breathitt County earlier today.

The initial investigation alleges that William Napier, 31 years old of Clay Hole, KY, escaped from a Breathitt County transport van at approximately 1:30 pm today on KY-52, east of Beattyville. Napier swam across the river, and was last seen on Rock of Ages Road wearing khaki pants and no shirt. He is described as 5'10" tall and 180 pounds, with brown hair, brown eyes, and may have a cut to one of his arms or hands. Napier was in jail after being charged with Murder in July, following an investigation by the KSP Hazard Post.

Anyone with any information is asked to call their local law enforcement or KSP Post 7 at 859-623-2404.