LPD: Tattoo on Leg Leads to Arrest


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police say a tattoo led them to a suspect in a pharmacy robbery in Lexington.

Court documents say 36-year-old Shawn Hendron robbed the Rite Aid Pharmacy on Tates Creek Road at gunpoint back on September 20.

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Police say he wore a surgical mask during the robbery and demanded Oxycontin and Xanax.

The pharmacist noticed a tattoo on the back of the suspect’s leg as he left from the store.

Police received a tip from someone about Hendron and, according to documents, that tipster told them about a tattoo on the back of Hendron’s leg that matched the suspect’s.