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Police investigate armed robbery at Paducah business


Paducah police say someone displayed a gun and robbed a business late Friday morning.

It happened around 11:47 p.m. at Cash Express on 702 H.C. Mathis Drive.

The suspect is described as a black male,  approximately 6-feet tall, has thin build and was wearing white clothing and a dust mask.

Two employees and a customer told police a man walked into the business with a bag and demanded money. He held the employees at gunpoint while they took an undisclosed amount of money from a cash register and put it in the bag.

Police say the suspect left through the front door and ran north.

Officer Michael Simak and his K9 partner, Bikkel, responded to track the suspect,  and other officers set up a perimeter in the area.

The suspect was still on the run late Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information about the robber's identity is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550 or Crime Stoppers at 270-443-TELL. Tipsters also may text their tips to "CRIMES" (274637) by entering "KyTips" followed by their information, or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

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