Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect in a strong-armed robbery that occurred about noon in southeastern Laurel County.
Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were called to a location at the intersection of Ky. 233 and Ky. 1223 near the Laurel/Knox County line in response to a complaint about the robbery.
The victim reportedly told deputies that the perpetrator had taken and undisclosed amount of money and then fled the scene in a vehicle.
While the make and model is unknown, Acciardo said the vehicle is reportedly blue in color with one of the doors painted red.
Anyone with information concerning the vehicle or the driver is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (606) 864-6600.
Callers may remain anonymous.