Police Seek Suspect In Knott County Armed Robbery

Posted at 3:04 PM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 15:04:33-04

HINDMAN, Ky. (LEX 18) –  Kentucky State Police Troopers have released images of the person they believe is responsible for the armed robbery of a Knott County business which occurred early Monday evening. 

Officers were called to the Hindman Redi Mart Convenience Store on KY 160 in Hindman in response to the robbery incident. 

Redi Mart employees advised investigators that a male subject, wearing a mask and sunglasses, entered the store and brandished a knife to the clerk.  He demanded cash from the register, then left the store with an undetermined amount of money.  The man was last seen running away on foot into a wooded area near the store.  Officers searched the area but were unable to locate this individual.

The robber is described as being a white male who is between 5 feet 6 inches and 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds and being of a medium build.  He has light colored hair and a pale complexion.  He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and dark pants.  Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to contact KSP Post 13 at 606-435-6069 or by contacting the KSP web page, social media sites or smartphone app.