Ralph B. DavisHeartland News Service
August 23, 2012
ZEBULON, KY. - On Wednesday, Pikeville Post 9 of the Kentucky State Police (KSP) received a 911 call from the Velocity Market in the Zebulon community, stating that the business had just been robbed.
According to KSP Trooper Shaun, Director of Communications, information obtained at the scene indicates that an unidentified male entered the business, brandished a weapon and demanded money. The male left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The armed robber was described as being approximately 6'2" tall and 280 to 300 pounds in stature, wearing jeans, a black sweatshirt, camouflage gloves and a camouflage mask over his face.
The unidentified male left the scene in a small, red pickup truck in a unknown direction of travel.
This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jason Merlo. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact KSP Post 9 at (606) 433-7711 or 1-800-222-5555.