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Police say armed robbery turns out to be a staged theft

The alleged armed robbery of a Speedway gas station in Morehead turns out to be staged theft.

Wednesday, the Morehead Police Department received a call from the store clerk, 23-year-old Jessica Shearer.

Shearer says a man with a gun and ski mask entered the store and demanded cash.

21-year-old Javay Cox and 21-year-old Antonio Love of Morehead were charged with theft by unlawful taking.

After further investigation it appears the clerk, Shearer, was arrested and charged as well for her role in the crime.

The incident is still under investigation.


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