Man charged with robbery after stealing more than $1,000 - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Man charged with robbery after stealing more than $1,000

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man is behind bars after police say he knocked a man unconscious and took more than $1,000 from his house.

49-year-old Ernest Powell has been charged with first degree robbery after police say a woman who was already at the home let Powell in against the victim's will.

Once he was inside, police say Powell struck the victim. When he was unconscious, police say Powell and the woman took $1,017 from an envelope on his desk.

The woman gave police Powell's name and has also been arrested and charged with second degree robbery.

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