Elderly Man Facing Robbery Charge

Posted at 4:52 AM, Jul 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-06 04:52:17-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is in jail Friday morning after he allegedly robbed someone at gunpoint.

It happened around 9 p.m. Thursday night on Avon Avenue.

Police say 83-year-old Dwight Newton took money from the victim and then took out a loaded pistol.

Newton was lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center and charged with first-degree robbery.