KSP Investigates Armed Robbery in Jackson County


The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just after 1:00 pm yesterday in reference to an armed robbery that occurred at the Dollar General Store on Creech Hollow Rd in Jackson County.

The initial investigation indicates a man entered the store with a pistol and demanded money. The man took an undisclosed amount of cash and left the store in a white Kia Sedan, heading north on US 421. 

A short time later, the McKee Police Department observed the vehicle on KWY-89 in Jackson County. Police say the vehicle drove into a ditch and two men ran on foot into a wooded area. KSP, McKee Police Department and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office searched the area, but were unable to locate the men. One of the men was described as a white male with a brown beard, who was wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and a camouflage ball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact KSP Post 7 at (859) 623-2404 or your local law enforcement agency.  

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 7 Detective Rob Morris. He was assisted by KSP personnel, McKee Police Department the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.