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Police search for armed robber in Knox County

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Posted at 5:38 AM, Dec 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-22 05:38:47-05

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Deputies in Knox County are investigating an armed robbery that turned violent.

The Sheriff's Office said that a masked man entered the A & B Quick Stop and demanded money, while holding a store clerk at gunpoint.

A customer sneaked up behind the robber and tried to stop him, but the two scuffled before the robber assaulted the customer.

The robber then grabbed a bag of money and fled.

Police have since recovered the getaway vehicle, but have still not found a suspect.

If you have any information on this robbery, you have been asked to contact the Knox County Sheriff's Office at (606) 546-3181.