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Police investigating armed robbery in Pike County, KY

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An investigation is underway about an armed robbery that occurred Thursday in the Virgie community of Pike County, KY.

According to a release issued by the Kentucky State Police in Pikeville, the robbery was reported at the Community Trust Bank in Virgie at 1:58 p.m.

The release says that both troopers and detectives responded to the bank and immediately began canvassing the area.

According to the releae, information obtained at the scene indicated that an unidentified male entered the bank, brandished a weapon, demanded cash and fled the scene on foot.

The release says the unidentified male was described as wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with his face covered.

The robbery remains under investigation.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 9, in Pikeville at (606) 433-7711 or 1-800-222-5555.