Police and emergency crews spent much of Wednesday night on a rural Lexington road after a report of a person barricaded in a house.
Kiddville Lane off Jacks Creek Pike was closed to traffic and filled with police cruisers, the emergency response unit's vehicles and fire trucks.
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Some residents who lived on or near the scene were forced leave their cars and walk to their homes.
After several hours, it was determined that the woman thought to be barricaded in the house was not there, Lexington police Lt. Richard Bottoms said.
Early Thursday, he confirmed that police were looking for Sharon Krimm, 60, who was possiibly driving a white Mitsubishi Montero and could have a handgun.
If you have any knowledge of Krimm's whereabouts, call police at (859) 258-3600.