Woman punched in face during Lexington robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police have arrested a woman they say set up her friend during a robbery.

It happened around 9:30 Monday night on Bluebird Lane, behind St. Joseph Hospital. Lexington police say Destiny Dix made arrangements to meet a friend at her house on Bluebird. They say she showed up with two male friends with the intent to rob her friend. Police tell WKYT that drugs were likely the motive.

Police tell WKYT that two men, armed with scissors, ran toward the victim and threatened to shoot her. One of the men punched the woman in the face. Police say Dix then drove the men away from the scene. Dix was arrested a short time later. Police are still searching for the two men.

Police say the victim was not seriously injured.


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