Armed robbery at UK parking structure

News Staff

UK Alert notified campus at 2:42 p.m. about a reported armed robbery around 2:20 p.m. at UK Parking Structure #2, located at 301 Hilltop Ave.

A suspect with a knife approached the victim near the structure, according to Public Relations Director Kathy Johnson.
The victim was not hurt, but the reportedly stolen items are currently unknown, Johnson said.
The suspect ran toward Rose Street. The victim, who is neither a UK student nor an employee, described the suspect as a slender white male taller than six feet. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.
The original alert said to avoid the area, but an all clear alert was sent at 3:05 p.m.