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UK Alert Sent Out After Reported Armed Robbery

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) UK sent an alert out to students Friday after a report of an armed robbery in the area of Euclid and Rose.

The alert has since been cancelled. 

The suspect is described by UK as a black male with a "cowboy style jacket" and white beanie. He has facial hair. 

UK Police Chief Joe Monroe tells LEX 18 that four students met a man to sell an iPhone 10 and arranged the meeting through Craigslist at the corner of Rose and Euclid right across from the UK Police Station. When the students met the man, police say he took off with the phone. 

The students chased the man but he got away.

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