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Police searching for gas station robbery suspects

Surveillance video: Lexington Police searching for suspects in these armed robberies

Two gas stations, one on Anniston Drive and one on Liberty Road, were robbed in Lexington on Jan. 15 and police are searching for the suspects.
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Two gas stations, one on Anniston Drive and one on Liberty Road, were robbed in Lexington on Jan. 15 and police are searching for the suspects.

Lexington police are requesting help to identify the men who robbed two Lexington gas stations on Jan. 15.

The first robbery that date occurred just after 8 a.m. at the Mini Mart on Anniston Drive, where a man entered the store wearing a black hoodie and a mask, and displayed a handgun, according to police. He demanded money and left after the clerk complied, police said.

Just before 11 p.m. that night, a second robbery occurred at the Speedway gas station on Liberty Road. A store employee told officers that a man entered the store with a handgun and demanded money from the registers, according to police. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands, and the suspect left.

Monday, police released surveillance video from the store, which shows footage of the man and his vehicle. Anyone with information about thecase is asked to call Lexington police at 859-258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information also can be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-258-3600 or Bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

Mike Stunson: 859-231-1324, @mike_stunson

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