Lexington Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping

Posted at 5:11 AM, Jun 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-27 05:11:56-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington police are looking for the suspect in an attempted kidnapping.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday night on Newbury Way.

A woman told police her three children, between ages of 5 and 11, were playing outside their home when they say a man approached them and tried to drag them away. 

The only description of the suspect is that he was wearing a hoodie and gloves.

Police are treating it as an attempted kidnapping and sent out a canine unit and helicopter to search the area for the suspect.

They were were unable to find anything, but will continue the investigation.