October 18, 2012

Pizza delivery man robbed at knifepoint

Police seeking suspect

By Nita Johnson
Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — A robbery of a pizza delivery man on Sunday night has police seeking information on the identity of the robber.

The robbery took place on Thompson Poynter Road, just west of London, just before 9 p.m. Sunday. Information from the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office indicates that a pizza delivery man pulled off the road to enter an address into his GPS when a man grabbed his arm and pulled him out of the vehicle. The robber held a knife to the delivery man’s neck and demanded the delivery man’s wallet as well as the money bag belonging to Papa John’s Pizza shop.

Once he had the money bag and wallet, the robber fled the scene.

He is described as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall, who was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.

The delivery man sustained some cuts to his arm during the incident.

Deputy Greg Turner investigated the incident. He is being assisted by Deputies Steve Hoskins and Josh Scott.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the robber or other information pertaining to the case is urged to contact the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office at (606) 864-6600.

Callers may remain anonymous.