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Man armed with weapon robs candy store

The search is on for the man police say robbed a Lexington candy store Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 3 p.m. at Ruth Hunt Candies on Woodhill Drive, near New Circle Road.

Police say a man wearing a hoodie and a bandanna walked in, pulled out an edged weapon, possibly a box cutter, and demanded money.

No one was hurt in the robbery, and so far, no arrests have been made.

Police are now reviewing surveillance video from nearby businesses, hoping to get a better look at the suspect.

We have a crew at the scene of this robbery. For the latest, tune in to 27 NEWSFIRST At Five.


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