Corbin man indicted for Advance Auto Parts robbery

A Corbin man, who allegedly struck an Advance Auto Parts employee with his car while stealing from the store in January, has been indicted by a Whitley County Grand Jury.

The Whitley County Grand Jury issued its monthly report Monday indicting Christopher Millard, 28, of Corbin, on a charge of first-degree robbery.

Corbin Police were called to Advance Auto Parts on Falls Highway about 3:45 p.m. on Jan. 19 in response to a complaint that Millard struck an employee with his Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

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