Suspect buys coffee, robs store

Source: Florence Police
Source: Florence Police

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - Florence Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a Florence store.

Around 7:30 a.m. Monday morning, a suspect walked into Dixie Market on U.S. 25 and purchased a cup of coffee. A few moments later, he came back in and asked for some cigarettes behind the counter.

When the employee was getting the cigarettes, the subject produced a black handgun from his waistband and demanded all the cash from the register. After taking the money, the suspect fled the store on foot. A K9 track was conducted but the subject was not located.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5'6" with a slim build and 20-25 years old. He was wearing a large, hooded brown coat with baggy khaki pants and a dark-colored flat bill baseball cap. The suspect also had an eyebrow piercing and matching silver necklace with a medallion on it. He was also described as having a well groomed beard and mustache.

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