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Man Arrested In Connection To Ongoing Robbery Investigation

Posted at 5:11 AM, Oct 08, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man suspected in a personal robbery was arrested late Friday night.Hawkins

Police say 24-year-old Deaijamar Hawkins was a suspect in an ongoing investigation.

Officers saw him walking through Thoroughbred Park near East Main Street just before midnight Friday.

Police tried to approach him and another suspect, who allegedly ran away.

According to his arrest citation, Hawkins was found with cocaine and a gun.

Police say he was in the area to commit a robbery and that the other suspect who ran away is a 15-year-old.

Hawkins faces several charges including multiple counts of first-degree robbery.