Knox Co. man robs an elderly woman

KNOX COUNTY, Ky (WYMT) - Police say a Knox County man robbed a 77 year old woman.

Knox County Sheriff's deputies say Franklin Boris Rains used a pistol to rob his widowed neighbor, who lives alone on Dora Clark Brand Road in Flat Lick.

A Sheriff's Deputy was dispatched to the area a little after 6:00 this morning, and began talking to the victim's neighbors.

The gun, wet boots, and a ski mask were located inside Rains's home.

He is faced with a number of charges, including first degree robbery.

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