Teens arrested for hotel robbery

Police say they have caught two young men who robbed a Lexington hotel.

Police say the two came into the Days Inn on Athens-Boonesboro Road and first asked how much a room for the night would cost.

Investigators say they two then returned with a knife and robbed the business.

A few hours later, police tracked down and arrested Tyler Gibson, 19, and Joseph Hall, 19, on Athens-Boonesboro Road.

Both are charged with first-degree robbery and possession of a controlled substance.

Police say witnesses and video of the crime led them to the suspects.


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