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Male suspect robs Lexington gas station, carrying green handgun

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Posted at 9:51 AM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 09:51:44-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police responded to a call of a robbery at the Marathon gas station on Red Mile Road right before 8 a.m. Monday.

According to police, staff at the gas station said a male wearing a yellow/green jacket, green mask, and holding a green handgun demanded money from the register. The staff complied to the request and then the suspect ran out of the store.

Police say a K-9 was called to the scene to follow a track that they believe led to a place where the subject may have gotten into a vehicle.

Police are currently reviewing surveillance video in the area from other locations to gain more information.

Stay with LEX 18 for the latest updates.