All clear given after armed robbery near EKU's Richmond campus

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - A 'shelter in place' advisory on EKU's campus has ended, according to a campus notification.

According to the alert, an armed robbery occurred around 3 a.m. at 306 University Drive.

Police say two suspects in an armed robbery fled in opposite directions, one toward Main Street, and the other toward campus. Not knowing which suspect was possibly armed, EKU sent an alert advising those on campus to seek shelter.

The robbery suspects were not found, but it was discovered the armed suspect fled toward Main Street, while the suspect who fled toward campus was not armed.

The university then advised it is safe to resume normal activities on campus.

Investigators now say they are receiving conflicting information about who the suspects were.

An investigation is ongoing.

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