Lexington police arrest felon in connection with three gas station robberies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police have arrested a felon accused of robbing three Lexington gas stations.

Police say 23-year-old Eric Whitfield robbed the Shell gas stations on Versailles and Alexandria. They say he also robbed the Speedway on Versailles road.

Each time Police say he was armed a gun and stole cash and cigarettes.

Whitfield faces three charges of Robbery, Possession of a Handgun by a Felon and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

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