Nicholasville Road reopens after 'suspicious backpack' found in area

Posted at 9:20 AM, Jun 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-23 10:30:10-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have cleared the area on Nicholasville Road where a "suspicious backpack" was found.

The road is now back open between Jesselin and Zandale drives near Valvoline.

All Baptist Health offices in the area were evacuated until the area was deemed safe.

Police said a suspect has been found but no arrest has been made.

This is a developing story and will be updated.