Police search overnight for Ramada Inn robbery suspect


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police are still searching for a suspect they say robbed the Ramada Inn on North Broadway early Tuesday morning, after searching with dogs overnight.

Police say a man walked into the Ramada Inn just before 1 o’clock Tuesday morning, armed with a shotgun.

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They say he demanded cash from the clerk and made off with an unknown amount of money.

Police were able to locate a white pickup truck in the adjacent Dollar General parking lot, with a shotgun inside.

That truck came back stolen and police believe that is the vehicle the suspect was driving.

Police saw a man they say matches the suspect description run into a wooded area near North Broadway and I-75.

Police brought out search dogs to the scene but could not locate anyone after several hours.

Police say they will use video surveillance from the hotel to continue their search.