Armed robbery reported in Union County


November 16th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

The Union County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a reported armed robbery. The incident was said to have occurred at around 1:30-p.m., Sunday, at 120th and Beechwood Ave., or about 5-miles southwest of Orient.  Authorities say Ronnie Gilbert, of Corning, said  he was robbed an gunpoint by an unknown male suspect in a tan Chevrolet or GMC pick-up. An undisclosed amount of money was taken. Anyone with information relating to the incident is aksed to contact the Union County Law Enforcement Center, at 641-782-8402.