Tanker driver held up at gas station

Lexington Police are searching for the man who tried to hold up the driver of a tanker truck early Monday.

The driver ran away from the Speedway on Southland Drive when he saw the would-be robber pull out a gun.

The trucker told police he later walked back to his truck and called 911 once he felt safe.

Police are currently searching for a red pickup truck that the victim saw drive away from the scene.

Nothing was stolen.

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