LPD Charge Man with Kidnapping


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police in Lexington say a 36-year-old Robert Patton is in the Fayette County Detention Center after being charged with kidnapping.

According to officers, a woman told them Patton struck her with a wire hanger during the alleged kidnapping.

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Police say Patton also threw a stolen firearm over a fence in an attempt to hide it.

He has also been charged with tampering with physical evidence, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and receiving stolen property.