Armed woman robs business

The search is on for an armed woman who police say held up a Lexington business.

The robbery happened around 10:15 at the Cash Express on East New Circle Road.

Police say the woman, who was armed with a black handgun, walked in and demanded money. Employees say after the robbery, she jumped into the passenger seat of a waiting newer-model Toyota Camry, silver in color.

An employee of Cash Express followed the car and got a partial license tag of 422.

Employees of a hair salon near the Cash Express say they saw the robber at around 7:30 this morning. They think she may have been casing the business.

The robber is described as standing between 5'3" and 5'5", weighing 130 pounds. She has blond hair, and at the time of the robbery was wearing a blue baseball cap.

If you have any information, call Lexington Police.

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