Armed Robber Strikes Gas Station

By: Wendy Enneking Email
By: Wendy Enneking Email

Lexington Police are looking for a man they believe held up a Lexington gas station at gunpoint. Police say the man came into the market at the Shell gas station on Richmond Road near New Circle Road just after 9:00 p.m. He then pointed a gun at the cashier and demanded money. She complied with his demands and he then took off on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was hurt during the robbery.

Police spent the evening combing nearby Lake Park with their K-9 unit. The suspect is described as a white male with a thin build. He stands approximately six feet tall and was last seen wearing a dark coat, dark pants and blue cap. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact police.

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