Glasgow Police escort man carrying rifle out of Wal-Mart

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GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) -- Glasgow Police say they escorted a man with a rifle out of the Wal-Mart on Happy Valley Road around 10 a.m. Monday.

Officers identified the man as 51-year-old Robert Jerge, a resident of the area.

Authorities confirm that Jerge did not do anything illegal. Kentucky is an Open Carry State but in a press release Glasgow Police say "certain steps should be taken prior to entering any establishment with a Firearm of any type."

Jerge had an AR-15 Style Rifle.

The release says a licensed weapons should be contained in a secure holster.

Police say upon further investigation it was discovered that Mr. Jerge made no threats or aggressive actions during the time he was in the store.

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