Police Search For Robber Wearing Unique Disguise

Lexington Police are searching for a man who robbed a Lexington gas station while wearing a unique disguise early Thursday morning.

Police say the man came into the Thornton's on Elkhorn Drive near Winchester Road and I-75.

The clerk says the man was between 5'6" and 5'7" with a thin build and weighing 130 pounds.

He was wearing a dark scarf on his face with other dark clothing along with designer jeans.

Police say he had white socks on his hands, which police said was unusual.

Several police cruisers responded to the area to try to catch the man.

Police also brought out search dogs but couldn't find the robber.


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  • by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2008 at 07:39 AM
    ok this is for robin!! there was no gloves used it was socks...read the story again!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by ROBIN Location: BRODHEAD KY on Mar 20, 2008 at 11:12 PM
    Ever happen to think the gloves were used so he wouldnt leave any fingerprints?? just a thought.
  • by kaye Location: corbin on Mar 20, 2008 at 07:05 PM
    you can get prints off of toes like fingerprints, maybe one is on the sock..he might be caught
  • by john Location: liberty, ky on Mar 20, 2008 at 12:13 PM
    he should have used "duct tape!!"
  • by Wow Location: RIchmond on Mar 20, 2008 at 10:27 AM
    Maybe now he'll be able to afford gloves instead? lol
  • by Joey Location: Lex on Mar 20, 2008 at 09:50 AM
    It was probably his "soul" mate...haha!
  • by David on Mar 20, 2008 at 09:07 AM
    he used the sock to hide the tattoos on his arm. very smart guy
  • by cutter Location: South of East KY on Mar 20, 2008 at 06:58 AM
    Those where hand puppets, "Give me all your money, NO give it to me, No it's my turn to take the money"
  • by Former Homeless Dude on Mar 20, 2008 at 05:21 AM
    Those aren't white socks; we call them GLOVES!

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