Armed robbery at Lexington restaurant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Lexington business.

It happened just after 8am Sunday morning at the Burger King on Richmond Road.

Police say a man followed an employee who had taken the trash out, back inside the building and produced a weapon demanding money.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5'7". He was wearing a ski mask, grey hoodie and a black down coat.

Police say the suspect fled out the door and back behind the restaurant.

No employees were harmed.

The suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Lexington Police Department.