Register staff report
Police say a Richmond man punched another man Saturday and stole $70 from the victim’s pocket.
Kyle Nathan Sharp, 21, was charged with first-degree robbery in connection with the incident.
Police responded Saturday to the 600 block of Cottonwood Drive, where the alleged victim told police Sharp had punched him several times and wrestled with him while Sharp took the money from the victim’s pocket. The victim suffered minor injuries in the incident, according to Major Bob Mott of the Richmond Police Department.
Sharp was found at his residence later that day and was arrested without incident.
He is lodged in the Madison County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 bond.
Sex offender registry arrest
A Richmond man was arrested by Kentucky State Police on Thursday for failure to comply with the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry.
Christopher Scott Lamb, 34, is required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. He was convicted of first-degree sexual abuse of a 5-year-old child.
He remains in jail on a $2,500 bond.
A woman on Saturday reported to Richmond Police that her bicycle had been stolen from the front of her residence on Turpin Drive. The Huffy bike is teal/mint green-colored, has blue paint on the seat and the stitching on the seat has come undone, police said. The estimated loss is $90.
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