Taxi Driver Robbed At Gunpoint In Lexington

Posted at 8:08 AM, Apr 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-07 08:08:57-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are investigating after a taxi driver reported being robbed at gunpoint late Friday night.

The incident occurred about 11:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Whispering Brook Trace.

Authorities tell LEX 18 that the taxi driver was dispatched to pick up a passenger in the area. But when the driver arrived, a suspect pointed a gun at him and took an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police say it’s not clear whether the suspect was the same person who called the taxi to the area.