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Lexington Police Investigate Overnight Robbery, Attempt

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lexington police are investigating after one armed robbery and another attempted robbery a short time later.

The first incident occurred at 4:30 a.m. Police say a victim, whose money and phone were stolen at gunpoint, was left at the Marathon station in the 1400 block of Versailles Road.

The attempted robbery happened about 10 minutes later at the Shell station on the corner of Nicholasville Road and Southland Drive.

The suspect at Shell brandished and gun and demanded cash but fled empty-handed, police say.

Officials said they were reviewing surveillance video of both incidents and the investigation is ongoing. 

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