LPD: Pickup hit gas meter; apartment building evacuated

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police say they’re looking for a light blue, older model pickup truck that hit a gas meter Sunday evening that led to the evacuation of an apartment building.

Police say it was reported around 9:30 p.m., at 1901 Oxford Circle.  The Lexington Fire Department also responded to the scene where investigators say just under 20-people were evacuated as a precaution.

Anyone with information that could help police find the pickup and its occupant(s) is asked to call Lexington Police at 859-258-3600 or Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020.  People can also submit tips by cell phone.  Simply text:  "tips2020" plus your message to CRIMES (274637).  To submit a tip online, click here.