NewsCovering Kentucky


2 arrested in Lexington after investigation sparks chase

Posted at 12:15 PM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 12:15:36-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington arrested two people late Wednesday morning after an investigation at a motel sparked a car chase.

The pursuit ended when a Toyota Camry was stopped just before 11 a.m. at West Main Street and Newtown Pike, where police took the two people into custody.

Police did not immediately release the names of the detained people.

Authorities said earlier they received a call from someone claiming an juvenile may have been held against their will at Motel 6 on Newtown Pike.

When police arrived, people in the Camry sped away, resulting in the chase.