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Dayton Gas Station Hit by Same Suspects from Ft. Mitchell Bank Robbery

UPDATE: The three suspects have been arrested in Cincinnati. Click here for that story.


Two of the three suspects in the robbery of a Ft. Mitchell bank are also suspected in the robbery of a Dayton convenience store/gas station.

Ft. Mitchell Police Chief Andrew Schierberg told The River City News that investigators also located the white vehicle that had dropped off the suspects at a McDonald's location in Bellevue.

That car turned out to be an Uber and the driver was not charged. Schierberg said that the police have put out an alert to ride-share drivers to keep an eye out for the suspects.

The Circle K on Sixth Avenue in Dayton was robbed Sunday morning.

In that robbery, when police arrived, a man was locked inside with a store clerk. That man identified himself to police as Ross Platt of La Porte, Texas, and no official identification on him. After Ft. Mitchell Police released images of the suspects from a bank robbery in that city, Platt was later identified as Harley Piatt of Highland, Texas.

The suspect in the Circle K robbery, who pulled a gun on the store clerk and demanded money was later identified as Dominique Knox, 23, of Indianapolis, who was also allegedly involved in the Ft. Mitchell robbery.

The Central Bank on Dixie Highway in Ft. Mitchell was robbed on Thursday. Police in that city identified the three suspects on Sunday. All three remain at large.

Douglas W. Dyson, 38, of Channelview, Texas, is a white male who stands 5-feet, 8-inches, weighing 265 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. He has a tattoo on hi sleft arm.

Harley R. Platt, 34, of Highlands, Texas, is a white male who stands 5-feet, 11-inches, weighing nearly 300 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes, and with a tattoo on his right hand and right arm.

Dominique T. Knox, 23, of Indianapolis, Indiana, is a black make who stands 5-feet, 4-inches, weighing 135 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

Written by Michael Monks, editor & publisher