Letcher County Fast Food Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint

(Isom, KY) – A Letcher County restaurant became the latest victim of armed robbery late Tuesday evening.  At approximately 8:25 p.m., troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard responded to the Isom Subway, located at 75 Isom Plaza, after receiving a call that an armed individual had robbed the business.

Troopers arrived at the scene and spoke with a Subway employee who had reported the incident.  She advised them that an unknown white male entered the store armed with a rifle.  The subject demanded money from the employee, who complied with his demands.  The man fled the store with approximately $486 dollars.  He was last seen leaving the area in a black Toyota or Nissan pickup truck, traveling southbound on KY Highway 7.  The man is described as being approximately five feet five inches tall, wearing black clothing and a black mask.  No one was injured during the course of this incident.

Troopers conducted a search of the scene but were unable to locate the suspect vehicle.  This incident remains under investigation by Tpr. Michael Burton with KSP Post 13.

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