Another robbery in Knott Co.
Another robbery in Knott County has left the people of Mallie scared and bracing for the next store to be robbed--it marks the third robbery in the past six months and the fifth in the last year. Robberies are becoming the norm in the small-town of Mallie, which does not settle well with those who live there.
The latest victim on the robbery hit list is Electric Beach, which is a tanning salon off Highway 899. In this robbery, like the others, the suspect got away with money. This time the employee involved was scratched with a knife. The latest suspect is described as a white man, about 5'8" with a slender build wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a brown ski mask, light blue jeans, white shoes, and rubber gloves. If you have any information, you are asked to contact Kentucky State Police in Hazard at (606) 435-6069.