Suspect Sought in Florence Bank Robbery

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Heritage Bank
Photo Courtesy: Florence Police Dept.

FLORENCE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Heritage Bank in Florence on Friday.

Officers say a man entered the bank on US 42 just after 4:00 p.m., walked up to a teller and handed her a note reading, “You are being robbed, I have a gun.  Put the money in the sack.”

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Investigators say the teller handed the man an undetermined amount of cash, after which the suspect ran off on foot.  Police say, during the robbery, the man never showed a gun and never spoke to the teller.

Officers say after the incident, a K-9 unit was able to track the suspect’s trail to a vacant parking lot, but he remains at-large.

Investigators say the suspect is a white man, last seen wearing a gray hoodie with a mask covering his face.  They also say he was wearing mirrored sunglasses and wearing a pair of latex gloves.