2 armed robbery suspects arrested following police standoff in Kentucky

Ashley Woods-Young and Robert Fields (Courtesy: Christian County jail)
Ashley Woods-Young and Robert Fields (Courtesy: Christian County jail)

OAK GROVE, Ky. (WKRN/CLARKSVILLENOW) – Two armed robbery suspects are in police custody following a standoff in Oak Grove, Kentucky.

Ashley Woods-Young and Robert Fields III entered the TM Discount Tobacco and Brew at 98 State Line Rd. Sunday evening.

Police told ClarksvilleNow that the two demanded money from the clerk and left with an unknown amount of cash.

Their vehicle was traced to an address on Trevor Lane by police. When they arrived the suspects had barricaded themselves inside the home and refused to exit when ordered.

A negotiator from the Hopkinsville Police Department and Hopkinsville SWAT team convinced them to leave the home, according to ClarksvilleNow.

Both suspects were taken into custody and booked into the Christian County jail.

Woods-Young was charged with first-degree robbery and Fields was charged with first-degree robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.