Fayette County Sheriff's Office Investigating Two Recent Armed Robberies


The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two armed-robberies that occurred late Saturday evening and early Sunday morning in northern Fayette County.

According to Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, on Saturday evening at 9:39 p.m. the clerk at Midway Sunoco, located at 13458 State Route #38NE in Paint Township reported that an unknown subject wearing a face covering entered the business, brandished what was believe to be a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk complied and the assailant fled the business on foot.

On Sunday morning at 5:46 a.m. the clerk at the Shell Station located at 220 State Street in Village of Jeffersonville reported that an unknown subject wearing a face covering entered the business, brandished a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk complied and the assailant fled the business on foot.

Sheriff’s detectives are currently investigating both crimes and believe that the incidents are connected. No injuries were reported in either incident. Anyone with information concerning these incidents are encouraged to contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office at (740)335-6170 or by e-mailing Det. Sgt. Chuck Kyle at charles.kyle@fayette-co-oh.com


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