Kentucky robbery suspect hopped in trash can to hide

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Police say they found a Kentucky robbery suspect hiding in a trash can.
 
Lexington Police say officers found 23-year-old Raymond J. Jones in a city waste bin Friday. He's charged with first-degree robbery and giving an officer a false name, along with an unrelated theft warrant.
 
Police say they responded Friday afternoon to an armed robbery at a Metro PCS store. An employee said a masked man with a black backpack pointed a gun at the employee as he approached the counter, demanding cell phones and other items.
 
Witnesses told police the man fled on a bicycle.
 
Police say they found Jones in a waste bin on the curb, and his backpack with the stolen goods was in a recycling bin.
 
Jones was taken to Fayette County Detention Center.
 
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