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Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint for prescription drugs

Kentucky State Police are looking for a man they say robbed an elderly woman at knifepoint Wednesday night. Troopers say they were called just before 7:00pm about a burglary in progress at the woman's Gallatin County home.

The victim, 81-year-old Juanita Clark, says she was held at knifepoint during the theft of her prescription medication. Troopers have identified a suspect, Luther ‘Luke’ Walters, Jr. They say Walters was an acquaintance of one of the victim’s family members.

State Police are now working in cooperation with other local agencies to locate Walters. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Kentucky State Police at (502) 532-6363.


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