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Standoff Suspect In Court

Posted at 4:19 PM, Nov 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-09 16:19:17-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man arrested following an overnight standoff in Lexington pleaded not guilty in court Friday.

The standoff started around 10:30 Thursday night in the 300 block of Jefferson Street. Police responded to a call about a woman being held against her will. They arrested Robert Patton around 3:00 Friday morning.

He is charged with unlawful imprisonment and wanton endangerment.

His bond was set at $25,000. Patton is scheduled to be back in court next Wednesday for a preliminary hearing.