A man was arrested in the armed robbery of a gas station early Friday, Lexington police said.
David Lewis, 25, was charged with first-degree robbery of the Speedway at 911 Beaumont Centre Parkway, police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said.
Lewis was apprehended in a car, operating with no headlights, on the double crossover diamond interchange on Harrodsburg Road, Roberts said.
Police were dispatched to the Speedway at 1:50 a.m. Friday after a man wearing a mask entered the store, displayed a machete and said, "You know what I want."
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The man fled on foot. Lewis allegedly matched the description of the suspect given to police.
He was taken to the Fayette County Detention Center.