Whitesburg KY

Police say robbers invade home, tie up man, woman

Police say three robbers tied up a man and woman at a house near Letcher late Monday night and took an unknown amount of prescription medicine, cash and a cellular phone.

Kentucky State Police say the house is owned by Truman Jent Jr. and is located at Highway 2036 at Pratt Branch. Jent and a woman whom police did not identify were tied up after the robbers invaded their home just before midnight.

The victims told police the masked intruders were armed with a rifle. Two of the robbers were dressed in black and one was wearing camouflage clothing, the victims said.

The case is under investigation by KSP Detective Randy Combs.

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