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Armed Man Robs Gas Station

Lexington Police are looking for the man who held up a gas station early Tuesday morning.

The Shell Station on Richmond Road, near New Circle, was hit just before 1:30 a.m.

Police say a man walked in, showed the clerk a knife, and demanded money. He got away with a small amount of cash.

Police called out a K-nine unit to try to find the robber. So far, there are no arrests.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

Police describe the robber as a black man with a medium build, between 5'9" and 5'10". At the time of the robbery he was wearing a read hood sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.

If you have any information about the crime, call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3700.


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