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Man assaulted in robbery attempt on Lexington's north side

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Posted at 5:31 AM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 05:33:09-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were investigating after a man was assaulted late Thursday during a robbery attempt on the city's north side.

The victim told police he was waiting at a bus stop about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of 6th Street and North Broadway when three men tried to rob him.

One of the suspects had a handgun and hit the victim in the head with it.

Police searched the area with a K9 unit but were unable to find any suspects.