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Armed robbery occurs at Corner Food Mart in Loretto

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for the person responsible for an armed robbery that took place Sunday evening, June 2, at Corner Food Mart in Loretto.

According to Sheriff Jimmy Clements, the Lebanon Police Department’s dispatch received a call from the Corner Food Mart at 9:52 p.m. The caller reported the business had been robbed at gunpoint. The subject is believed to be a 5’1” 200-pound white female. According to Sheriff Clements, the subject entered the store dressed in all black clothing and brandished a handgun. The subject fled the store on foot with an undetermined amount of money and two cartons of cigarettes.

Marion County Sheriff Deputies and Kentucky State Police troopers responded, and were unable to locate the suspect. Sheriff’s Deputy Ben Lancaster continues with the investigation. Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the sheriff’s office at 270-692-3051.