Posted: Mar 11, 2013 1:35 PM
Lexington Police are working to identify and locate two individuals connected to robbery at a jewelry store earlier this month.
The robbery happened on March 2 at approximately 2 p.m. Officers were called to Alexandria's Jewelry Store in response to a robbery. Officers were informed that two suspects entered the store and spent a short amount of time browsing the display cases before committing the robbery.
According to witnesses, the two suspects - one armed with a gun, the other with pepper spray - assaulted a store employee and stole numerous pieces of jewelry from the business, before fleeing on foot.
Anyone with information about the identities or whereabouts of these suspects s asked to contact the Lexington Division of Police immediately. Tips can be phoned into: the Division of Police at (859)258-3600, or the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (859)258-3700 or Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859)253-2020. You can also submit tips by cell phone. Simply text: "tips2020" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Finally, information can be submitted by logging onto www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.