Crime

Man charged with robberies of three Lexington banks in stores

Police arrested and charged Troy L. Mansfield, 26, of Lexington, Thursday in connection with robberies of three banks located within stores.

Lexington police obtained two arrest warrants for Mansfield on Wednesday for charges in connection with robberies at two Whitaker Banks — the first on May 10 inside the Kroger store on Nicholasville Road and another on May 21 inside the Kroger on Romany Road, said a police news release.

He also was charged with robbery of the U.S. Bank inside a Meijer store on Paul Jones Way on May 25, the release said.

Mansfield was arrested in Montgomery County by Montgomery County Sheriff's Department deputies.

Mansfield was charged with a total of three counts of first-degree robbery.

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