Lexington police are asking for your help to catch a woman who stole jewelry from senior citizens and a man wanted on a charge of first-degree robbery.
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 were called at 6 p.m. June 8 about a series of thefts at Lafayette, a senior citizens community at 690 Mason Headley Road. A witness told police she saw a woman going down a hallway trying apartment door handles. When confronted, the woman said she was there to visit someone, but she could not provide a valid name. She then ran outside and jumped into a silver passenger car with out-of-state plates. Two Lafayette residents reported that about $8,000 worth of jewelry was stolen. A witness took a picture of the suspect (above).
Suspect of the Week:
The Suspect of the Week is Bryant Dwayne Compton. He is wanted on a charge of first-degree robbery. Compton, 27, is described as a black man, standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing 210 pounds.