UPDATE: Perry County robbery case heads to court

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - UPDATE: 9-10-14

A Perry County robbery case heads to circuit court.

A Grand Jury indicted Floyd Fletcher for the July robbery at People's Bank inside the Hazard Walmart.

Police say Fletcher stole more than $2,000 from the bank.

They arrested him moments later in the parking lot.
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UPDATE: 7-21-14
A grand jury will hear the case of a man accused of robbing a Perry County bank.

Police say Floyd Fletcher stole more than $2,000 from the People's Bank and Trust inside Walmart.

Hazard police arrested Fletcher shortly after in the parking lot, he pleaded not guilty to a robbery charge Monday before his preliminary hearing.
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It didn't take long for police to arrest a man they say robbed a bank inside an eastern Kentucky Walmart.

This afternoon, Hazard police say Floyd Fletcher went up to the counter of People's Bank with a small pocket knife and demanded money.

Police say he ended up stealing around $2,000. But a Hazard police officer happened to be at Walmart at the time.

Police say they arrested Fletcher as soon as he walked out the door.


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