Nicholasville Check Into Cash store robbed

Nicholasville police are investigating the Wednesday afternoon armed robbery of a Check Into Cash store on Main Street.

Shortly before 5 p.m., police responded to a robbery at the store, 1091 North Main Street. A man had entered the business, displayed a silver semi-automatic handgun, and demanded money from the clerk.

The employee gave the man an undetermined amount of cash. He then fled toward the back of the business, police said.

The man was described as white, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, with a thin build. He wore a toboggan, a scarf covering the lower part of his face, black-rimmed glasses and a bluish-gray jacket.

If you have information about this crime, call Nicholasville police at 885-9467.