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Police search for suspect after armed robbery at Lexington restaurant

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are searching for a man they say robbed a Lexington restaurant at gunpoint on Sunday morning.

Lexington Police say they received the call around 9:30am Sunday for an armed robbery at the Arbys on South Broadway.

Police say the workers were inside the restaurant preparing to open for the day when a man entered and flashed a small black hand gun, demanding money.

He then took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled, traveling east down Legion Drive. A forensics unit was called to the scene to gather evidence.

The suspect is described as a male black with lighter skin and a small build. He was wearing a denim jacket with a hood and a ski mask. Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Lexington Police.

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