stabbing arrestUPDATE: OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/21/19) —Owensboro Police Department made an arrest in the reported armed robbery of the Dollar General Thursday night on East Fourth Street.

OPD said Lacedrick L. Watt, 31 of Owensboro was charged Saturday with first-degree robbery in connection with the incident.

Watt is being held in the Daviess County Detention Center.

SurfKY News

OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/19/19) — A Dollar General employee was stabbed last night during a robbery in Owensboro.

Owensboro Police Department said officers were notified at 8:59 p.m. of an armed robbery at the Dollar General at 2511 E. Fourth Street. Employees told police the robber entered the store with a knife and demanded money before leaving on foot.

The employee that suffered a stab wound was taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with injuries that not appear to be life threatening.

Police ask anyone with information related to the incident to call OPD at (270) 687-8888 or to leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (270) 687-8484.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director

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