Lexington PD: Facebook Meeting Turns Into Robbery

Lexington Police said two men who were selling shoes through Facebook were robbed instead.

Officers said it happened after the suspects arranged to buy shoes from the two victims Tuesday night on Tyler Court, near Mapleleaf Drive.

Police said the two supposed ‘buyers’ showed up to meet the sellers, then grabbed the shoes.

According to investigators, the victims followed the two suspects until one of the suspects pulled out a handgun.

Police said another, similar shoe theft took place on Mapleleaf back on August 4th.

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