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Suspect charged with convenience store robbery

Willie Lee Burton (Source: LMDC) Willie Lee Burton (Source: LMDC)
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Metro police made a quick arrest after the robbery of a convenience store.

Around 10:30 p.m. July 19, police say Willie Lee Burton, 28, of Louisville, went to the Speedway at 4340 Cane Run Road. Burton gave the cashier a note saying, "I have a gun, open the register, quietly give me all the money."

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The arrest report says Burton also demanded and received a pack of cigarettes.

Burton was arrested two hours later by detectives with the LMPD Robbery Unit. He is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on one count of robbery.

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