Massive search for shoplifting suspect in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Police are still searching for a man after he stole from a grocery store and was seen later with a gun.

Authorities say that same man also stole from the Kroger in the Tates Creek Centre around 10:00 p.m. Wednesday.

They say he pepper sprayed a store employee, got into a silver Ford Escape and drove away.

An hour and a half later, police were called to the Walgreens on Pink Pigeon Parkway in the Hamburg area to reports of a man in a vehicle matching the same description.

Multiple units were on scene at the store, including K-9 units and air support was called in to assist with the search.

Police say people in that area are not in any immediate danger.

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