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Lexington Police Investigate Pair Of Armed Robberies

Posted at 7:40 AM, May 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-04 07:40:25-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police were investigating Saturday after two robberies were reported in the early morning hours.

The first robbery was reported about 2:20 a.m. on Centre Parkway, near Tates Creek Elementary.

Police say a man and woman were in their apartment when the woman’s ex-boyfriend kicked in the door, brandished a knife and left with some of their personal items.

The man also was cut on a finger in the incident but did not go to the hospital.

Police are searching for the suspect.

The second robbery was reported at 3 a.m. at Oxford Circle off Versailles Road. In that case, police say two men told them someone pulled a gun on them as they returned home.

Police spotted the suspect and arrested him but he has not been identified.