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Lexington police seek man in string of burglaries

A Lexington man is wanted in connection with 40 to 50 commercial and residential burglaries around town.

Lexington police say Ricky E. Slone, 42, targeted businesses in the Hamburg and Nicholasville Road areas, as well as homes occupied by students near the University of Kentucky campus.

Slone is accused of stealing televisions, video gaming systems, stereos and other electronics and then selling them.

Police say they also believe he is connected with "numerous other commercial burglaries" in other parts of town.

A warrant has been issued for Slone's arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lexington police.

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