SHELBY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has issued a public safety alert following a robbery Tuesday afternoon.
It happened around 3 :30 p.m. on Freedoms Way, just north of LaGrange Road.
The victim told officials that a traffic stop was conducted on her vehicle by a navy Crown Victoria with blue lights in the grill.
She described the suspect as a black male, approximately 5’8, short hair shaved on side, muscular build, wearing what appeared to be a blue in color uniform and duty belt.
The suspect demanded the victim’s purse and phone before speeding away.
The victim was driving a silver Kia Forte and was stopped on the right side of the northbound lane of Freedoms Way. If anyone witnessed this stop, please contact the sheriff’s office at 502-633-4324 or dispatch at 502-633-2323 after 4:30 p.m.