Search for armed robbery suspect in Lee County

POSTED: 9:39 PM Jan 11 2014

Lee County deputies are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery.

According to Sheriff Gary Parsons it happened around 11 Saturday morning at the Cash Today store in the West Gate Mini Mall in Pennington Gap.

We're told a man wearing a mask walked into the store with a gun and demanded money.

Sheriff Parsons says the suspect ran from the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (276)346-7777.