Lexington robbery suspect injured and taken to hospital after a fall

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Fayette County inmate had to be taken to a hospital after police say he was injured in a fall.

Lexington Police tell us Brian "Shawn" Kirk was treated for minor injuries.

He was arrested November 4th, and charged with robbery. Lexington Police originally arrested Kirk at a motel near Winchester Road, after they say he robbed and assaulted a woman on Dalton Court.

Police say Kirk's description matched someone they were already looking for after three Speedways were robbed within 13 hours. On Monday, November 11th, three additional charges of first degree robbery were added for the Speedway crimes.

Kirk is expected to be returned to the Fayette County Detention Center later Tuesday afternoon. It is unknown how he fell.

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