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March 3, 2014

Woman reports being robbed by hitchhiker

RICHMOND — A woman reported Saturday that she was robbed by a hitchhiker.

The complainant told police that about 4 p.m. she picked up a hitchhiker on Tates Creek Road near South Keeneland Drive.

She took him to the 400 block of East Main Street where he asked her to pull over near Smith Ballard Street. When she did, the man claimed to have a gun and demanded her money, the RPD report stated.

The woman gave him $255, and he fled on foot. She told police she never saw a firearm.

Officers searched the area but did not find the robber. He was described as a white male, about 30 years old, 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 140 pounds. He had brown hair and brown eyes with a thin, chinstrap-style beard. He was wearing a blue UK hooded sweatshirt and torn blue jeans.

Man charged with falsely reporting robbery

A Meadowlark Lane man was charged with falsely reporting a crime after he got into a fight with his girlfriend about money, according to an RPD report.

Randy N. Evans, 34, also was charged with fourth-degree assault after police determined he had assaulted his girlfriend.

Officers were sent at 11:19 a.m. to a home in the 200 block of South Keeneland Drive after receiving a report of a robbery in progress involving a knife.

Officers encountered Evans when they arrived, and he told police there was no robbery, the report stated.

He told police he and his girlfriend were having a dispute about money, and he knew the officers would arrive more quickly if he reported a robbery, according to the report.

Evans was arrested and taken to the Madison County Detention Center.

Thefts & Burglaries


Sunday

Two residents of Willis Manor reported that their vehicles had been unlawfully entered sometime during the previous day and several items were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry to either vehicle. The following items were reported stolen: a Dual car stereo; 10 CDs; a cell phone charger; a GPS charger and base; and a child’s backpack. Estimated loss: $405.

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