LEXINGTON, KY. (THECOUNT) — A large police presence is responding to downtown Lexington near the University of Kentucky Thursday morning, according to reports.

Police were seen arriving in numbers near Rose Street near East Maxwell Street. That’s close to Memorial Coliseum on UK’s campus.


The exact reason for the police response is unknown at this time.


Geo quick facts: Lexington is a city in Kentucky. It’s known for horse farms and thoroughbred racetracks like Keeneland. The Kentucky Horse Park features the International Museum of the Horse, the Hall of Champions and many equine breeds. Ashland, the estate of 1800s politician Henry Clay, includes a mansion and formal garden. Clay is buried at the Lexington Cemetery, which has an arboretum, lakes and a Romanesque gatehouse – wikipedia.