Lexington Police make arrest in Marathon, Republic Bank robberies


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police have arrested a man they say robbed the Marathon on Alexandria Drive and the Republic Bank on Euclid Avenue on back-to-back days.

Police say 28-year-old Jonathan Slone robbed the Marathon gas station on Alexandria on July 17th at gunpoint, then robbed the Republic Bank on Euclid Avenue the next day.

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Police do not say Slone used a gun in the Republic Bank robbery.

Slone also faces wanton endangerment charges for allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend’s car while trying to intimidate her.