Man accused of robbing his Uber driver found in a cooler

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is accused of punching and robbing his Uber driver. Police say 45-year-old Javier Lanza Paz was a passenger in an Uber around 2:30 AM Sunday morning.

He reportedly punched the driver and took cash then ran into the Speedway on Beaumont Centre Circle.  That’s where police say they found him, hiding in a cooler.

The driver had minor injuries from the attack.

Lanza Paz is behind bars, facing charges for robbery, and alcohol intoxication in a public place.

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