News and Tribune

February 20, 2010

Georgetown convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Police asking for public’s help in catching robber

By MATT THACKER



The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department is seeking help to identify a suspect in a Georgetown armed robbery.

On Friday at approximately 7:45 p.m., police responded to a call of an armed robbery at Jacobi’s Gas and Food on Ind. 64, according to a crime alert sent out by the police department. No injuries were reported, and it was not disclosed how much money was taken.

The suspect was described as a white male in his early 20s and approximately 5 feet 5 or 6 inches tall. He was reportedly wearing a red University of Louisville sweatshirt and black sunglasses, and he displayed a handgun during the robbery.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Floyd County Criminal Investigation Division at 812-948-5407.