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Man beaten with sign, robbed at Lexington apartment complex

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police have a limited description of two men behind a violent overnight robbery.

The victim tells police he was walking to his apartment around two Thursday morning, at Belmont Run Apartments on Man O'War Place. The man says when he spoke to two men in the parking lot, they became upset. At that point, the two men began fighting him. One of the men picked up a sign and beat the victim with it, before taking his wallet.

The victim received serious injuries, but did not want to go to the hospital.

Forensic investigators collected the sign and other evidence at the scene.

Police have a limited description of the robbers. They are described as two young men. The victim believes one man was white and the other was black. Both are in their 20's and have a thin build. Both are also described to be around six feet tall.


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