PD: Man used flower pot to try to rob Lexington bank

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Lexington police say they’re trying to find the man who tried to rob People’s Exchange Bank on Richmond Road.

Police say they were dispatched to the bank around 1 p.m. They say witnesses told officers the suspect had thrown a flower pot at the doors, after employees refused to let him in.

Police say the suspect was last seen running off. Investigators say he was a slender man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and a black bandana over his face.

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Police ask that anyone with information about the suspect’s identity or current location to call it in. Tips can be phoned to:

Division of Police at (859)258-3600
Robbery/Homicide Unit at (859)258-3700
Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859)253-2020