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Man robs Lee's Famous Recipe outlet in Lexington

Lexington police Wednesday night were searching for an armed man who robbed a Lee's Famous Recipe Fried Chicken outlet on Richmond Road.

The incident occurred just before 7:30 p.m. at 3014 Richmond Road, police said.

According to officers, the bandit didn't want chicken, but he did make off with rolls of coins and some cash from the restaurant's safe.

Officers said the man displayed a handgun, but no one was injured.

Police described the suspect as a white man, wearing jeans, a black hoodie and white gloves. The robber concealed his face with some kind of mask, police said.