Two Tri-State gas stations robbed at gunpoint overnight - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Two unrelated armed robberies; one suspect behind bars

Two gas stations were robbed at gunpoint in the Tri-State Sunday overnight.

The most recent one was the Kangaroo Express at Atkinson Street and Old Madisonville Road in Henderson at around 1:15 in the morning.

Police say the suspect robbed the cashier at gunpoint and took cash from the register.

A K-9 unit picked up the robber's scent going south from the gas station but the suspect is still at large.

No one was hurt.

In Princeton, an armed robbery suspect is in custody this morning after police say he held up a gas station.

This happened around 11:30 Sunday night at Chuckles on West Broadway.

Officers say a man wearing face paint and armed with a rifle got away with cash.

Police later found the suspect, 43-year-old Ricky Allen Martin, on outer Spruce Street and took him into custody.

No one was hurt in the incident.

City police, sheriff's deputies as state troopers worked the scene.

They're also trying to determine if Martin is connected to a stolen license plate that was reported earlier in the evening.

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