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Police: Multiple Stores Likely Robbed By Same Masked Man

Posted at 10:59 AM, Jun 07, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A string of robberies at Lexington businesses appear to be connected to the same suspect. Investigators from the Lexington Police Department are investigating five incidents involving a man wearing a camouflage mask, armed with a box cutter.

The most recent robbery occurred Friday, June 1 at the Cash Express located at 671 North Broadway. An unknown white man armed with a box cutter entered the business and demanded money from the registers. He threatened to harm a customer, took cash, and fled down Delcamp Drive.

The suspect is also believed to be responsible for four other incidents:

  • May 5 – Attempted robbery at Family Dollar, 188 E New Circle Rd
  • April 28 – Robbery of Cash Express, 671 N Broadway (same location as June 1 robbery)
  • April 24 – Robbery at Dollar General, 1790 Bryan Station Rd
  • April 20 – Robbery at Dollar General, 2167 N Broadway

Investigators today released video, which includes audio, from the June 1 robbery. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.