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Woman robs grocery store

Ralph B. Davisrdavis@civitasmedia.com

April 2, 2013

BETSY LAYNE — Police are seeking the public’s help in nabbing a woman who robbed a grocery store over the weekend.


Kentucky State Police in Pikeville received a call at 10:19 p.m., Saturday, reporting an armed at Velocity Market.


Officers responding to the scene learned that an unidentified woman enter the store, brandishing a weapon and demanding cash. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the woman then fled on foot.


The woman is described as standing between 5 feet and 5 feet, 3 inches tall. At the time of the robbery, she was wearing black pants, a tan coat and a green shroud over her face.


The incident remains under investigation by KSP Det. Jason Dials. Police are asking anyone with information about the robbery to contact KSP Post 9 at (606) 433-7711 or (800) 222-5555.