Suspects rob store, torch getaway car

Posted by Christi Reynard email

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - Police are looking for two men who robbed a UDF store, then later torched their getaway car.

The robbery happened at 2:00 PM Monday, at the United Dairy Farmers store located at 8577 Dixie Highway.  Police say a man brandishing a handgun got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The robber is described as a white man, between 5'8" and 6'0" tall, wearing a gray hoodie and a black mask.

Police say a customer in the store, was knocked down by the robber, and transported to Saint Elizabeth Hospital with a possible back injury.

The robber and his driver got away in a stolen white 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix.  Police later found that car on fire on Chap's Lake off of Weaver Road near Dixie Highway.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the robbers is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040 or the Boone County Sheriff's Department at (859) 334-2175.

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