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Police searching for man caught on camera stealing $1,000 worth of cigarettes

Man steals more than $1,000 in cigarettes from Lexington gas station

On August 14, officers were dispatched to the Speedway gas station on Winchester Road for a theft report. An employee reported that she was stocking the shelves behind the counter when an unknown man went behind the counter and took a box containi
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On August 14, officers were dispatched to the Speedway gas station on Winchester Road for a theft report. An employee reported that she was stocking the shelves behind the counter when an unknown man went behind the counter and took a box containi

Lexington police are working to find a man who was caught on camera snatching a more than $1,000 worth of cigarettes fom a Speedway gas station.

While a clerk at the Winchester Road gas station was stocking shelves behind the counter on Aug. 14, a man can be seen taking a box with 36 cartons of cigarettes, according to police. The clerk ran after the man, but he got away and was last seen running behind the store.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call police at 859-258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to 274637. Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or Bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

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