Suspects still at large after robbing Lexington restaurant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- Lexington police say that two masked men, one armed with a revolver, robbed El Gran Taco on New Circle Road early this morning.

A witness reported that the two men came into the restaurant around 4:30 this morning. We're told that the two men were of similar height and build, about 5'6" and 140 pounds. One suspect was wearing a black ski mask and black clothes, and the other was wearing a mask and a gray sweatshirt. The man in the black mask brandished a revolver.

The suspects stole cash, then escaped over the wall behind the restaurant.

Police investigated with a K-9 unit, which picked up the trail of the suspects initially, but lost it several blocks away.

Police say that anyone with information is asked to call them at (859) 258-3600.

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