HAZARD —The Hazard Police Department (HPD) says two armed men robbed the Dollar General located at the Black Gold Court on Sunday. HPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying the two males.
According to HPD, they received a report of an armed robbery at the Dollar General around 8:20 p.m. Sunday. HPD says their preliminary investigation conclude that two males were driving a white SUV or truck. The suspects pulled into the exit of Wendy’s parking lot and back into a parking space.
HPD says the two suspects waited in the vehicle for a short while, before walking up the hill to Dollar General. According to HPD, both men had their faces and heads covered.
When they entered the store, the cashier told HPD that the men brandished handguns and demanded money.
After the cashier handed the money to the suspects, HPD says the two men left the store with an unknown amount of cash.
HPD is asking if anyone has any information on the armed robbery to call HPD at 606-432-2222 or by texting HAZARDPD plus the tip to 847411.
Tips can also be submitted on HPD’s Facebook page under “Submit-a-Tip”.
TJ Caudill is a reporter with The Hazard Herald and he can be reached at 606-629-3245.