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Couple robs grocery store with unusual weapons

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Police say two people used some unusual weapons to pull off a Southern Kentucky robbery.

The Whitely County Sheriff's Office says the couple used an axe handle and a tire iron to rob Young's Grocery on Highway 904.

State Police and Williamsburge Police later caught up with and arrested Roy and Rebecca Lawson.

Police say the store owner and bystanders fought back during the robbery, injuring Roy Lawson.

Both are charged with robbery.


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