UPDATE: Bank robbery suspect wore Capt. America mask

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police say a suspect in the armed robbery of a Lexington bank on Tuesday was familiar to comic book and film fans.

According to officers, 3 men entered the City National Bank on Walden Drive just before noon.  Officers estimate their ages are somewhere between 19 and 24 years old.  Police say two of the suspects wore hoodies (one yellow, and one gray,) while the third was wearing a dark Captain America sweatshirt and a Captain America mask.

Investigators say the suspect in the mask was armed with a handgun.

According to police, the men took cash and ran across the street into a wooded area.

The search for the suspects continues.

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12:29 p.m.

Police in Lexington are investigating a bank robbery at the City National Bank on Walden Drive.

Officers say it happened around 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

According to police, it was an armed robbery with possibly 2 suspects.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

 

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