Man Arrested In Connection To Armed Robbery

Posted at 5:17 AM, Jul 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-09 05:17:50-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is in jail Monday morning after being accused of armed robbery.

Police arrested 19-year-old William Henry Handy III Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of Judy Lane.

According to an arrest citation, Handy pulled out a pistol during a theft and pointed it at the victim.

Police say the victim was able to positively identify Handy as the person responsible. 

Authorities later obtained a search warrant and while searching Handy’s home, they found the victim’s wallet, two handguns and a semi-automatic rifle.

He is charged with first-degree robbery.