Suspect Vehicle

Market on Kentucky 229 in Laurel County robbed at Gunpoint

LONDON, KY (February 23, 2023)- Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Detective Robert Reed is investigating an armed robbery which occurred on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at approximately 11:00 P.M..

Allegedly, a lone gunman described as a black male armed with a pistol entered Benge’s Market on KY 229, approximately 9 miles south of London.

The gunman fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect vehicle left headed southbound on KY 229.

Surveillance photo of the suspect SUV is attached.

Anyone with any information is asked to please contact the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office at 606-864-6600, or message the Laurel County Sheriff’s Facebook page, the new app or email to: .  You can remain anonymous.


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