Police investigating after robbery on UK campus


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The University of Kentucky issued a crime bulletin after campus police say a woman was robbed near campus overnight Wednesday.

The University of Kentucky Police Department says at 4:15 a.m., a woman was approached on the corner of Conn Terrace and South Limestone. Officers say an unknown man told the woman he had a knife and a gun and told her to drop her backpack.

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According to police, neither weapon was shown during the robbery. Officers say the man took the backpack and left the scene in the passenger side of an early 2000’s gold Toyota Camry.

Officers say the man was last seen wearing white tennis shoes, dark colored pants and a two-toned colored hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call UK Police at (859) 257-8573.