Armed Robber Gets Away With Cash, Pop Tart

Police in Madison County track down a man who got away with cash and a snack from a Richmond gas station.

Richmond police say the man held up Hardy's BP Station on Four Mile Avenue at around nine, Thursday night.

Police say the suspect walked into the store, showed a gun to the clerk and demanded money. Police say the suspect left the store on foot with cash and a Pop Tart.

Police searched for the robber using a K-9 unit, but that attempt was not successful

Police later learned the identity of the suspect. They arrested Darrell Kent Allen at his home on Moberly Avenue in Richmond.

Police say they found the gun, the cash and the Pop Tart in his home.

Allen is being held in the Madison County Detention Center.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by Tyler Location: Lexington on Oct 5, 2007 at 01:44 PM
    The real question everyone wants answered is; Was the poptart frosted or not? If it was frosted, then it was totally worth it!
  • by Kelly Location: Paris on Oct 5, 2007 at 11:36 AM
    This person never graduated high school. See what this does. If he would have graduated, he would have at least taken a box of ho-ho's.
  • by Erin Location: Morehead on Oct 5, 2007 at 11:31 AM
    He should have ate the poptart! He's going to get time for it anyway.
  • by Krazee Location: Ashland on Oct 5, 2007 at 09:36 AM
    Hey dude.... you shoulda wrapped yo head in duct tape
  • by sherry on Oct 5, 2007 at 08:57 AM


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 10262197 -
Gray Television, Inc.