Lexington police are asking for your help to catch a man who robbed a Thornton's at knifepoint and a fugitive wanted on charges of kidnapping and assault.
If you have information about either the Crime of the Week or the Suspect of the Week, do not try to take action on your own. Call Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or at 1-877-970-2020. To place a free call on an AT&T Wireless phone, press *2020.
Crime of the Week:
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Police say they are looking for the man who robbed the Thornton’s at 2300 Woodhill Drive at knifepoint at 4:43 a.m. June 7.
The man is described as a white male in his late 20s. He was wearing camouflage and a white T-shirt wrapped around his face. He walked into the store and robbed the clerk at knifepoint.
Here is a photo captured from surveillance video:
Suspect of the Week:
The Suspect of the Week is Luke Brian Watts, 29. He is 29 years old, 6 feet tall, weighing 150 pounds. He is wanted on charges of kidnapping and second-degree assault.