Lexington police are investigating two gas station robberies early Monday that happened within minutes of each other.
The first was reported shortly before 2 a.m. at the Marathon station at 1201 South Broadway, Lt. Jeremy Tuttle said. A man dressed in black pants, a black hooded sweatshirt and black shoes entered the business with a handgun, stole cash and ran toward Gibson Avenue.
The second robbery was reported at 2:14 a.m. at the Shell station at 1975 Nicholasville Road. A man dressed in a dark hooded sweatshirt pulled over his face entered with a black handgun, stole cash and ran toward Southland Drive, Tuttle said.
It was not immediately clear whether the two robberies were related, Tuttle said.