Pair of robberies in Owensboro Tuesday


OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT)- The Owensboro Police Department is still investigating a robbery that happened late Tuesday night at a Valero Gas Station.

The victim told police that two people robbed him at gunpoint and took cash from the register before leaving the scene. There is no information on what the suspects look like but the victim told police they were wearing dark clothing.

Owensboro Police arrested Layton Turner in connection to another robbery Tuesday evening. The victim told police he had been robbed at gunpoint by two men of his wallet, cell phone, and $40 and that he knew one of the suspects in the robbery. Owensboro Police announced Wednesday afternoon that they also arrested Jaquarius Mapp in connection to this case. At this time, there is no reason to believe the two cases are connected.

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(This story was originally published on March 11, 2020)

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