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Police Investigating String Of Robberies

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police are investigating after three gas stations were robbed overnight. 

The first robbery happened around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday morning at the Thornton's on Winchester Road. 

Police say two men, one armed with a handgun, demanded money from the clerk and took off on foot. 

Then just over an hour later, the Super America station on Tates Creek Road was robbed. 

Police say men, one armed with a gun, demanded money from the clerk, but the register was locked and they ran away empty handed. 

Then around 3:37 a.m., the Speedway on Richmond Road was robbed. 

Police say two men, one armed with a gun, demanded cash.

Officials aren't sure if the cases are connected.

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