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McCracken Co. armed robbery suspect arrested

Three photos of suspect Randall S. Curry. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Three photos of suspect Randall S. Curry. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
Surveillance image of suspect. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Surveillance image of suspect. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
Surveillance image of suspect. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Surveillance image of suspect. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
Surveillance image of suspect. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Surveillance image of suspect. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department report a suspect in an armed robbery on Thursday, Aug. 13 was located and arrested. 

The suspect was identified as 35-year-old Randall S. Curry, of Paducah and formerly of the Louisville, Ky. area. 

He was located and arrested in Roane County, Tn. Curry is awaiting extradition back to McCracken County.

Detectives say he has an extensive criminal record, which includes at least two prior first degree armed robbery convictions, second degree assault, third degree assault (on a police officer), wanton endangerment, trafficking in cocaine, receiving stolen property and resisting arrest convictions.

He received a prison sentence of more than 30 years in 2001, however he was paroled in 2014.

According to detectives, the call came in around 2:17 p.m. of an armed robbery at Cash Express on Lovelaceville Rd. in Lone Oak.

An employee called 911 and reported that a skinny to medium-build man with a bandana over his face, entered the business and walked directly behind the counter.

According to detectives, the two female employees were bound with duct tape by the suspect.

The employee said he took an undisclosed amount of cash. He then ran away.

Detectives say no one was injured during the incident.

At the time of the incident, the suspect was described a black male, approximately 165 pounds and approximately 5' 9" tall. He was wearing a dark baseball hat with an unknown insignia on the front that was believed to be white in color. He was also wearing a dark t-shirt, jeans and white tennis shoes.

Detectives believed the suspect was likely armed with a semi-automatic pistol and should be considered armed and dangerous.

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