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Police Arrest Suspect In Gas Station Robbery

Posted at 5:42 AM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 06:03:29-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested following a robbery at a Lexington gas station.

The incident happened around 4:15 p.m. Sunday at the Speedway on Winchester Road.

Police say the man walked into the store, left a note, and got away with cash and some property.

30-year-old Samuel Blessing was arrested about two hours later in connection to the crime.

Blessing was identified based on video evidence, witness statements, and a photo array.

He is facing charges of second-degree robbery and possessing drug paraphernalia.