PRESTONSBURG – The Kentucky State Police Post 09, Pikeville has made an arrest in the armed robbery of VIP Fuels that occurred in Floyd County on March 23.
Through investigation, KSP Detectives determined that Hall entered the business wearing a camouflage hoodie. While inside, Hall brandished a weapon and demanded money. The clerk fled from behind the counter, and locked herself inside an office. Hall then retrieved an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the scene on foot.
On March 31, Detective Kevin Newsome obtained an arrest warrant for the accused, Hayes Nicholas Hall Jr., 28 of Floyd County. On March 31, Troopers with Post 09 contacted Hall at the Floyd County Detention Center where he was currently lodged for unrelated charges. Hall was charged with robbery first degree and currently remains lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center.