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Lexington police searching for suspect after chase

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Police are searching for a man suspect in a string of recent robberies.

Police spotted him driving on New Circle at Creative and tried to pull the suspect over, but he sped off.

Police say he turned down Greathouse, which is a dead end street so they hemmed him in.

Officials say he jumped out and took off running.

Police say the car he was in was actually a stolen vehicle.

Officials believe this suspect is a part of a group that's been robbing area businesses with a gun and also may be connected to Pantry Fresh Market shooting.

WKYT has a crew on the scene and will bring you updates as they become available.

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