Police: Two women arrested for robbery in London

Two women are accused of being involved with a robbery in London.
Two women are accused of being involved with a robbery in London.(Laurel County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 3:37 PM EST
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LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Two people were arrested in connection to a robbery at the Smoke Shack located on KY 363 in London, per the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.

The robbery happened on January 11th. After an investigation, police believed Hannah G. Craft had something to do with the robbery.

Craft along with Kayla E. Philpot were found at a home off Sasser School Road Friday. Craft was found hiding in a closet.

Police believe Philpot drove the getaway car after Craft scuffled with store personnel and left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police also found suspected methamphetamine and needles at the home. Investigators found bank money bags and determined that Philpot, who is a manager at a local fast food restaurant, failed to deposit a sum of money totaling $3,756.80.

Craft was charged with robbery, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Philpot was charged with complicity to commit robbery, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and theft by failure to make required disposition of property.

Both were taken to the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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