Armed robbery, breaking & entering under investigation

The Record-Herald

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported armed robbery and breaking & entering that occurred last weekend.

Early Saturday morning, the clerk at True North, located at 12320 State Route 435 NW near Interstate 71, reported that two males brandished a weapon and demanded cash, according to Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth. The clerk complied and the suspects left the business, reportedly stealing the automobile belonging to the clerk.

There were no injuries reported during the incident.

The breaking and entering reportedly occurred overnight Sunday at Heritage Memorial Church, 1867 Old US 35 NW in Washington C.H.

According to Stanforth, the church was forcibly entered from the exterior of the building. Once inside, the perpetrator forced entry into the office area and caused damage to the doors. Items were removed from the church.

The incident is being investigated by detectives at the sheriff’s office. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sgt. Charles Kyle at 740-335-6170 or by emailing him at [email protected]

Tips can also be left anonymously by visiting the FCSO website at

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