Crescent Springs business robbed by helmet clad man

CRESCENT SPRINGS, KY (FOX19) - An Erlanger Police cruiser was involved in a minor accident while responding to a robbery at a Crescent Springs business.

Authorities were called to Tristate Carpet Supplies, located in the 2500 block of Hazelwood Drive, around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

Police say that a suspect entered the business wearing a white motorcycle helmet and demanded cash. Officers say the suspect forced the clerk to the floor and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction. The clerk reported hearing a dirt bike or small motorcycle speed away from the business.

No weapon was displayed during the robbery. The clerk sustained minor injuries.

Police has described the suspect as a white male, approximately 5'11" and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a white motorcycle helmet, a dark colored hoodie, blue jeans and white shoes.

The incident is currently under investigation.

Authorities say that a marked Erlanger Police vehicle was involved in a minor accident while responding to the incident. The accident occurred at Buttermilk and Anderson.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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