Lexington police arrested and charged two people with drinking in public and robbery Wednesday night.
Tracy Higgins, 29, and Joseph Robertson, 49, were arrested after a robbery in the 400 block of East Seventh Street about 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to court records.
Police said Higgins and Robertson used a BB gun to demand money and the victim’s cellphone. Higgins told police the victim “wanted sexual favors but did not have any money.”
Robertson and Higgins were later seen by an officer at Seventh and Jackson streets drinking Natural Ice beer, according to Robertson’s arrest citation. Robertson had the victim’s cellphone.
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The pair were being held in lieu of $10,100 bonds. They were to be arraigned Thursday.