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Lexington police investigating robbery, assault at Red Roof Inn

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Posted at 11:57 AM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 12:07:00-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are investigating a robbery and assault at a Red Roof Inn.

The robbery and assault happened before 7 a.m. on Tuesday at the Red Roof Inn on Wilhite Drive, which is close to the intersection of New Circle Road and Nicholasville Road.

According to police, a male guest was hit in the face with "some sort of baton" by a suspect, who then got away with some property.

The extent of the victim's injuries are unknown as of Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the victim is an acquaintance of the suspect.

The investigation is ongoing.