Three men have been charged after a home invasion Wednesday night on University Avenue near the University of Kentucky.
Hunter Ray Reynolds, 18, Jartavious Tremayne Merritt, 21, and Reginald Vincent Kimball, 20, allegedly knocked on the victims’ door just before 9 p.m. and forced their way in when the victims’ answered the door, according to Lexington police.
The three men then left with a backpack and cash, according to police. One man had a handgun.
UK police officersdetained the three on South Limestone because they matched the description given by the victims on University Avenue, according to Lexington police.
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Reynolds, Merritt and Kimball were charged with first-degree robbery, according to police. Merritt and Kimball also face charges of marijuana possession, and Merritt was charged with drug paraphernalia possession.
The men were taken to the Fayette County jail.