Cadiz Police Chief Hollis Alexander said CPD Officer Scott Brown investigated the matter at 2:18 p.m. at the site of the reported robbery in the 400 block of Main Street to investigate. The residence is near Trigg County Hospital.
The intruder forced himself into the home and robbed both women at knifepoint, and then stole one of the victim’s black 2007 four-door Honda Accord to leave, said Alexander, who added that the suspect is the late 20s to early 30s age range and was wearing a dark baseball cap, a black zip-up cloth jacket and black pants.
Neither the owner, 88-year-old Roberta Meadows, nor her daughter, 65-year-old Connie Thomas of Kuttawa, were injured, Alexander said.
The suspect also left with an undetermined amount of cash and a wallet from their purses as well as Thomas’s cell phone, disconnected the telephones in the upstairs part of the house and tied up one of the victims with a scarf, said Alexander. He also said that Meadows was able to call for help downstairs.
Alexander is asking anyone who may have been in the area of the hospital at roughly 2:20 p.m. on Saturday, and who might have seen anything suspicious, to call the Cadiz Police Department at 522-8369.
Alexander is also asking people to be on the lookout for the suspect as well as the stolen black Honda Accord. He went on say that the suspect may have been in town on Saturday looking for work, and added that if anyone came in contact with someone matching the suspect’s description, they should contact the police department.
The license plate number of the Accord that was stolen is 728-ELG, said Alexander, who also said that the suspect might possibly have approached other residences that morning and afternoon.
The Cadiz Police Department is continuing the investigation of the robbery.