Lexington Police ask for help to ID robbery suspect


Lexington Police are asking for assistance in identifying a white male who was involved in the armed robbery of the Sunoco gas station on Monday evening, according to Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green.

At approximately 7:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Sunoco, which is located at 5019 Augusta Road in Lexington, for an armed robbery that had just occurred.When officers arrived, they spoke to an employee who stated that a white male had entered the store and reached over the counter to take money from the cash drawer.

When the employee began to push the robber away, he made a threat that he would shoot her while his hand was under his shirt holding what appeared to be a weapon.Detectives are looking for a white male, age mid to late-40’s, who is approximately 6′ in height and weighs approximately 250 pounds.

He was dressed in a sleeveless blue t-shirt, white shorts and flip flops. The armed robber left the scene driving a dark gray or silver Nissan sedan.

Anyone who knows the identity of the white male involved in this armed robbery incident, please contact Detective Voravudhi at 803-358-1514.

Those with information can also contact Midlands Crimestoppers in the following ways:PHONE TIP — Call the toll free number at 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).WEB TIP — Go to www.midlandscrimestoppers.comand click “Submit a Tip”.MOBILE TIP — Download the new P3 Tips app on your Apple or Android Device.

You can provide information anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers. Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime.

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