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Two men charged in Thanksgiving Day hold-up in Lexington

Cecil Johnson (left) and Cortez Johnson (right) are facing charges after police say they robbed...
Cecil Johnson (left) and Cortez Johnson (right) are facing charges after police say they robbed a CVS in Lexington. (Lexington Fayette County Jail)(WKYT)
Published: Nov. 28, 2019 at 2:43 AM EST
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Lexington police have arrested two men following a Thanksgiving Day theft.

Police say Cortez and Cecil Johnson were armed with a gun when they stole cash from the CVS on Harrodsburg Road at Lane Allen Road around 12:35 a.m.

Responding officers saw both men running from the business. They quickly tracked them down behind a dumpster at a nearby McDonald's.

Police said they recovered a gun used during the crime, along with cash that was stolen from the business.

Both men are charged with first-degree robbery.