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Suspect In Ghillie Suit Wanted In Connection To Knox County Armed Robbery

Posted at 8:49 AM, May 06, 2019

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is wanted in connection to an armed robbery in Knox County.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. Monday at the Wildcat Market on Highway 25 E.

The clerk told police that the man was approximately six feet tall with a large muscular build.

The suspect was reportedly wearing what is known as a Ghillie sniper suit to hide his identity and he threatened the clerk with a black handgun. He took an undetermined amount of cash in the incident.

The vehicle he left in is a silver 2012 Jeep Liberty with the side brake light out. His direction of travel was not certain at the time of the incident.

 

If you have seen a vehicle matching this description, call 606-546-3510 (Knox County Dispatch) immediately.