Police: Suspect Pulls Out Gun In Attempt To Force Victim To Undress

Posted at 8:09 AM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 08:09:50-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested Tuesday following an armed robbery.

Police say a male suspect picked up the female victim at the Speedway on North Broadway. While he was transporting her to another location, he pulled out a gun and tried to force her to undress. She jumped out of the car, and called police.

When police arrived at the Speedway, while they were taking her statement, the guy came back to the scene. He allegedly saw police there, then threw the gun out of the window, and tried to drive away.

Police stopped the male suspect, and recovered gun. They discovered it was stolen.

The man was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery. Other charges may come later.