News and Tribune

Police & Fire News

November 29, 2013

New Albany Smoothie King robbed

NEW ALBANY — An unknown man is wanted for the armed robbery of Smoothie King, 4212 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Friday morning.

Floyd County Sheriff’s Maj. Jeff Topping said authorities were contacted of the crime about 7:15 a.m. that resulted in no injuries or shots fired.

The suspect left the business on foot after leaving with an undisclosed amount of money.

The man brandished a silver, semi-automatic handgun during the robbery, Topping said.

The business’ owner Bob McIlvoy said that only one employee was working at the time of the robbery.

“He handed over a note to the employee that asked for the money in the cash register,” McIlvoy said.

McIlvoy said the man entered the business shortly after the employee had opened the store at 7 a.m.

Topping said the suspect was described as a black man about 5 feet 10 inches, with a medium build, and a blemish on his cheek, wearing a goatee. He was wearing dark pants and a dark jacket with a hood at the time of the robbery. He had long, thick dreadlocks that were nearly waist length. Topping said the long dreadlocks were possibly a wig worn to disguise the man’s identity.

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to contact investigators at 812-948-5407 with any information of the crime or the suspect’s whereabouts.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Police & Fire News
LOCAL MAGAZINES
Easter 2014 photos


Click on any photo to purchase it.

SPECIAL CONTENT
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands
2013 Photos of the year


Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.