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Armed robbery attempt reported near UK campus

Posted at 5:08 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 05:22:53-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — University of Kentucky campus police gave an "all clear" Wednesday morning after an earlier alert about an attempted armed robbery.

UK Police Department officials sent the original alert about 4:15 a.m. Authorities said the robbery attempt happened near the intersection of Rose and Aylesford lanes.

Police said two men in a sport-utility vehicle approached two females and brandished a gun.

Officials said other witnesses intervened and the suspects fled in the vehicle.

Police said no one was injured. There was no report of arrests in the case.