Pikeville Police Arrest Accused Gas Station Robber

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

{IKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Pikeville Police say they quickly arrested the man that robbed a convenience store Saturday night.

The robbery happened at the Double Kwik on South Mayo Trail just before 6:30 p.m

Police arrested Gary D. Lowe, 36, of Shelbina, Ky. and charged him 2nd degree robbery. They say Lowe was found and arrested at a motel several blocks from the store.

Police say Lowe went into the store and asked the cashier for some change. Officers say when she opened the cash drawer, Lowe grabbed her arm and took the money from the drawer, and then ran from the scene.

Police were able to identify Lowe using the store's surveillance system.

He is being held in the Pike County Detention Center.

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