Kentucky State Police Post 5 is investigating an armed robbery that occurred this morning (Wednesday 5/31) at the Cowboys Gas Station in Ghent.
KSP spokespersons tell us a white male held up the store with a weapon and fled the scene. Police pursued the subject into Indiana where he led police up State Road 56 to just south of Mt. Sterling in Switzerland County, where he fled on foot on Posten Road.
Police advise the man is armed and dangerous. Call 911 if you see anyone suspicious in the area.
The man was last seen wearing a light camouflage hat, blue shirt, light blue jeans and workboots. 5′ 9″ tall, approx 185lbs, bald with gray facial hair.