Man arrested for assault with metal pipe in downtown Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police have arrested a man say they assaulted another man with a metal pipe Monday night in downtown Lexington.

Police have arrested 54-year-old Myron Foster for second degree assault.

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They say a man flagged them down around 11:30 Monday night in front of police headquarters on Main Street, saying he had just been assaulted.

According to the victim, he had been walking downtown when a man walked up to him and hit him in the head with a pipe.

Police say they don’t know the relationship between the two men, if any.

According to police, the victim was taken to the hospital, but his injury wasn’t life-threatening.

Police say they searched the area and found a suspect matching the description given by the victim.

That suspect was Myron Foster.

They also say witnesses confirmed they had seen Foster in the same area earlier, holding a metal pipe.