Crime

Lexington police charge three people in McDonald’s robbery

Anthony Harris
Anthony Harris

Lexington police have arrested three people connected to the robbery of a McDonald’s on Feb. 15.

Brandon Coon, 30, Anthony Harris, 35, and Nicole Stewart, 30, were each charged with first-degree robbery, police spokeswoman Brenna Angel said.

Police say the three were involved in the robbery of the McDonald’s at 2012 Harrodsburg Road.

“Witnesses reported that a white man, later identified as Harris, entered the business armed with a handgun and demanded cash,” Angel said. “An employee complied with the suspect’s demands, and he fled in a vehicle. Through the course of the investigation, detectives were able to identify Coon and Stewart as accomplices to the crime.”

All three were lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.

Fernando Alfonso III: 859-231-1324, @hlpublicsafety

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