Suspect wanted in Laurel County armed robbery

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Authorities in Laurel County need help identifying a suspect in an armed robbery that happened Tuesday night.

According to a post on the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, around 9:45 on July 20, the subject entered a business in southern Laurel County. The subject then took several items from the business. Employees approached the subject outside, then the subject pulled out a knife and threatened them. Then the subject fled the scene with the merchandise.

Contact the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office at 606-864-6600, Laurel Dispatch at 606-878-7000 or message Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page with any information regarding the individual. You can remain anonymous.

Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Brent France is investigating the incident.

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