Masked man robs Minnie BP

Ralph B. DavisManaging Editor

September 7, 2012

MINNIE — The Minnie BP Double Kwik is the latest target is a series of robberies that have hit Floyd and Pike counties in the past 18 days.

Shortly after 3:30 a.m, Friday, Kentucky State Police in Pikeville received a report of the robbery. Troopers responded to the scene to learn that a masked man entered the store, brandishing a weapon and demanding cash. He then fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was injured in the robbery.

Police describe the thief as white male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black mask and black gloves.

KSP Det. Jason Dials is investigating the incident. Police are asking anyone with information about the robbery to contact them at (606) 433-7711 or (800) 222-5555.