LPD: Multiple gas station robberies could be connected
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington police say several recent robberies or attempted robberies at gas stations could be connected.
There have been five robberies or attempted robberies at over the past week in Lexington.
Police say the suspect and weapon description in each are similar.
They say in each incident, one or two men dressed in hooded sweatshirts enter the gas station, pull out a handgun, and demand money from the clerk. The robberies or attempted robberies believed to be connected are:
Nov. 25 – 2:45 a.m. – Shell station at 1975 Nicholasville Road
Nov. 26 – 2:15 a.m. – Circle K at W. Main Street & Forbes Road
Nov. 28 – 1:15 a.m. – Thornton’s at 1120 Winchester Road
Nov. 28 – 2:45 a.m. – Super America at Tates Creek Road & Malabu Drive
Nov. 28 – 3:30 a.m. – Speedway at 2900 Richmond Road
Investigators released video – see video here – from two of the incidents in hopes of generating leads. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600.
The Lexington Police Department is asking the public for help as it continues to investigate these crimes.
Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or at.