Police: Man Charged With Botched Robbery Attempt

Reported by: Paris Lewbel
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 5/28 1:57 pm
Police charged a man in connection to a robbery attempt at a Lexington Subway restaurant earlier this month.

Jason Hunter, 28, was arrested in Richmond on May 15th in connection to the May 4th robbery at the restaurant, court documents said. Hunter is now behind bars in the Fayette County Detention Center.

According to police reports, Hunter walked into the Subway on Saron Drive and handed a female employee a note that read, "Give me money."

That woman, along with a male coworker ran toward the kitchen and tried to barricade themselves in, police said.

Hunter followed the two workers, pushed on the door and tried to hit the male employee.

The man fought back and pushed Hunter into a display in the restaurant, court documents said.

Hunter finally ran, taking off in a car parked outside.

That's when a woman came into the store and told the employees that she was with Hunter and had no idea his was robbing the place. She said she thought he was there to get food.

According to the police report, it was that woman who gave detectives the information to track Hunter down.

Hunter is scheduled to be arraigned in Fayette District Court on Wednesday.

Share
Most Popular
Postal Facility In Lexington Scheduled To Be Closed In 2015
The U.S. Postal Service's processing and distribution center on Nandino Boulevard in Lexington is scheduled to be closed next year to save money, according to the USPS Website. Video Video
2014 36 Blitz: Corbin Redhounds
Perennial power under new leadership with unlikely connection to the program. Video Video
Police: Woman tried to strangle child with rope
Louisville police say a woman contemplated killing an 8-year-old boy then tried to strangle him with a rope.
Winchester Parents: We Need More Diversity In The Schools
Some Winchester parents hope their voices will be heard at the Clark County School board meeting, August 19th. They said there's not enough diversity among the staff. Video Video
Interstate closes after bee-carrying truck crashes
Police say a semi flat-bed truck hauling beehives has crashed, causing eastbound Interstate 24 to close near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line at Clarksville, Tennessee.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.