Couple charged with robbery following shoplifting scuffle

A scuffle following a shoplifting at a Lexington gas station led to a clerk being injured early Thursday.

Police say a man and woman drove to the Thornton's on Versailles Road.

Police say the woman went inside, stole items and tried to get away.

Clerks tried to stop her and one clerk received minor injuries.

The woman later turned herself into police.

Police arrested the man, Chris Strunk, during a traffic stop.

Both will be charged with robbery because force was used during the shoplifting.

The woman's name hasn't been released.


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