Victims fight off suspect during attempted burglary

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) Police said the two men inside an apartment near the University of Kentucky campus managed to fend off a burglar when he broke in early Friday morning.

Police say a man got onto the upstairs balcony.... Then He apparently used a brick to smash in a window. Once the burglar was inside, there were at least two victims in the apartment. Police say they wrestled with the intruder and eventually pulled out a gun to protect themselves... Sending the man running. Now nothing was actually taken from the home. Right now police only have a limited description of the suspect. They say he was wearing a hoodie and blue jeans. When police responded to this burglary, they did cite one of the renters...


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