Man uses knife to rob South Lexington station

A man with a knife robbed a south Lexington gas station early Monday, escaping with cash and merchandise, Lexington police said.

No one was injured.

About 3:40 a.m. Monday, a man wearing a stocking cap on his head and scarf over his face entered the Speedway at 2490 Nicholasville Road, near Pasadena Drive and demanded money, Lexington police Lt. Mario Russo said.

He ran away toward apartment complexes on Surfside Drive, but Lexington police dogs were unable to track him.

The man was described as 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall and about 130 pounds. He was wearing a blue, hooded sweatshirt; black stocking cap; a blue and white scarf around his face; and dark pants.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact Lexington police at (859) 258-3700.

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