December 26, 2012

A&B Quik Stop robbed at gunpoint

By Nita Johnson
Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Police are seeking information regarding the suspect of an armed robbery in northern Laurel County on Wednesday night.

According to a press release from the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect is described as a white male who was wearing a black ski mask, camouflage jacket and blue jeans. He fled the scene in a dark colored car.

The robbery took place around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday when the lone male entered A&B Quik Stop, three miles north of London on Ky. 3434 (near East Bernstadt). He was carrying a semi-automatic pistol and demanded money from the clerk on duty. The man left the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

Detective Daryl Zanet is investigating the incident. He was assisted by Sheriff John Root, Chief Deputy Eddy Sizemore, Senior Sgt. Greg Poynter, Deputy Greg Turner, Deputy Robbie Grimes, and Deputy Gilbert Acciardo.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is urged to contact the Laurel Sheriff’s Office at (606) 864-6600 or Laurel Dispatch at (606) 878-7000.