Witness tackles robbery suspect inside Lexington coffee shop

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is in jail accused of trying to rob a Lexington coffee shop.

The suspect went into Common Grounds on High Street around 7 a.m. Wednesday and pretended to be a customer before demanding money from the clerk, according to police.

The clerk's boyfriend was in the shop at the time and tackled the suspect, then held him until police arrived.

Anthony Strode is charged with robbery.

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