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Frankfort Man Accused In Armed Robbery Arrested After Crash

Posted at 6:15 AM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 12:43:10-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is accused of trying to shoot someone during a robbery in Frankfort, then hurting four officers when he tried to escape.

The State Journal is reporting that 31-year-old Benjamin Wayne Williams robbed and tried to shoot a man at the Brighton Park Shopping Center on Friday.

Police say Williams tried to outrun them in his car, but crashed, then fought with officers who arrested him.

Williams is facing numerous charges, including attempted murder.