Lexington Police are investigating an overnight armed robbery at a 24-hour drug store. Now police say the suspect in this robbery was involved with two other cases overnight.
It happened at around 3:30 at the Tates Creek Centre location of Rite Aid Pharmacy. The suspect came into the Rite Aid, lifted up his shirt and flashed a handgun. He demanded a handful of prescription pills from the pharmacy.
Police say the man was wearing a surgical mask over his face. Police also tell LEX 18 that he did not point the gun at the employee on duty.
No one was injured and there were no customers in the store at the time.
The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a white t-shirt and gray shorts. He has a tattoo on his lower right calf. Police say that the suspect was also involved with two other robberies in less than 24 hours. The first of those was an armed robbery at the Pizza Hut on Boston Road and the second was an Auto Zone on Sand Lake Drive.
Police say the suspect from this robbery was seen leaving the scene of the first two robberies with another man in a silver Camry. A description of the second suspect was not yet available.
Lexington Police are working to get their hands on video surveillance. If you have information, you are asked to call them.