Tin Foil Thief Strikes Again At Lexington Gas Station

Overnight on Thursday, Lexington police responded to another possible, bizarre gas theft. It's just the latest in a series of similar crimes as gas prices hit another record high.

Police say someone climbed on top of the roof at the Shell Station on South Limestone and wrapped the satellite used for credit card transmission in tin foil.

That causes the equipment to go down. Police say the thieves then pump gas for free, with a bad credit card.

Since last month, police say at least six similar crimes have happened in Lexington.

Police released surveillance pictures of suspects in the crimes that happened at the Shell Station on Stanton Way.


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