Grethel latest site of armed robbery

Jack Latta jlatta@civitasmedia.com

October 2, 2013

GRETHEL — Police reported yet another robbery in Floyd County this week, this time in the community of Grethel.

According to Kentucky State Police, Post 9, Pikeville received a call of a robbery at VIP Fuels at Grethel in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 29.

Following a preliminary investigation, KSP retrieved information obtained at the scene which indicates that an unidentified male entered the business, brandished a weapon, demanded money, and fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The unidentified male was desrcibed as white, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a dark cloth over his face, gray sweatshirt, camouflage cap, and blue gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kentucky State Police Post 9, Pikeville at (606) 433-7711. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Chris Phillips.