Police are asking for your help to apprehend a man who stole tools from a business in downtown Lexington. If you have information about either the Crime of the Week or the Suspect of the Week, do not try to take action on your own. Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.
Crime of the Week
This week’s Crime of the Week is the theft of tools from Barney Miller’s, 232 East Main Street. Early on April 18, a man drove a black station wagon into the parking lot behind the store. The man then forced his way into several Barney Miller’s installation vans and stole thousands of dollars’ worth of commercial tools.
Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the solving of this crime.
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Suspect of the Week
This week’s suspect of the week is Christopher Hurt, wanted on charges connected with multiple felony thefts in Fayette and Scott counties.
Hurt, 31, is described as 6 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 250 pounds.