Armed Robbery in Lake City; Suspect on the Loose
By West Kentucky Star Staff
LAKE CITY, KY - The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in identifying a suspect that committed an armed robbery in the parking lot of the Lake City Dollar Store Sunday morning.

Deputies say a black man entered the store around 10:45 am, purchased some items with cash and then left the store. After leaving the store, police say he entered a vehicle in the parking lot and began sifting through the contents. 

The owner of the vehicle, who had been shopping in the store, came out and confronted the man. The man told her to get away from him or he would shoot her. 

Police say the man took several items from the vehicle, including cash, and then left, heading west toward Marshall County on US 62. Police say the suspect is believed to be traveling in a black Chevy Trailblazer or GMC Envoy with black wheels. 

Police say the suspect is a light-skinned black man with an athletic build, approximately 5'10 to 6'0 tall and he weighs approximately 180 to 200 lbs. He was wearing a pair of athletic shorts, a black tank top and a gray cap.

Anyone with information about the crime or the suspect, is asked to contact the Livingston County Sheriff's Office at (270) 928-2122 or the Kentucky State Police at 1 800-222-5555.

Published 05:00 PM, Sunday Apr. 16, 2017
Updated 06:27 PM, Monday Apr. 17, 2017

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