UPDATE: Accused Floyd County bank robber arrested

UPDATE POSTED 9 P.M. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021

ALLEN, Ky. (WTVQ)- Investigators have arrested a suspect in a bank robbery investigation in Floyd County.

State Police says a KSP detective and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office found video evidence that helped identify 61-year-old Jeffrey Mullins, of Hager Hill, as a suspect.

Mullins was arrested at his home and is now in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, facing one count of Robbery 1st Degree, according to KSP.

NEWS RELEASE

** UPDATE** (Arrest Made) Kentucky State Police Conducts Armed Robbery Investigation in Floyd County 

Hager Hill, KY. (August 19, 2021) – Investigators have successfully made an arrest regarding the bank robbery investigation in Floyd County.

Detective Ryan Hamilton with the assistance of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, obtained crucial video evidence which led to identifying 61 year old Jeffrey Mullins of Hager Hill as a suspect. Mullins was arrested at his residence and lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center. Mullins is currently charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree.

This was a joint effort between federal, state, and local departments to locate and arrest Jeffrey Mullins. We would like to thank the community for their numerous tips during this investigation.

        Original Release Below

Allen, KY. (August 19, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a 911 call regarding an armed robbery at Community Trust Bank in the Allen community of Floyd County on August 18, 2021 at approximately 09:42 a.m.

KSP investigators responded to the area. The initial investigation indicated an unidentified male entered the building, brandished a firearm from his waistband, and demanded money from the teller. The male subject then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The male is described as 5’9 tall and slender build. He was last seen wearing a blue and white striped button up shirt, baseball cap, glasses, and a medical mask.

Investigators are still searching for the male and asking for the public’s assistance with identifying him.

Detective Ryan Hamilton is leading the investigation. He was assisted on scene by KSP personnel, Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, and Prestonsburg Police Department.

UPDATE POSTED 8 A.M. THURSDAY, AUG. 19, 2021

ALLEN, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a 911 call regarding an armed robbery at Community Trust Bank in the Allen community of Floyd County on August 18, 2021 at approximately 09:42 a.m.

KSP investigators responded to the area. The initial investigation indicated a man entered the building, brandished a firearm from his waistband, and demanded money from the teller. The nan then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The male is described as 5’9 tall and slender build. He was last seen wearing a blue and white striped button-up shirt, baseball cap, glasses, and a medical mask.

Investigators are still searching for the male and asking for the public’s assistance with identifying him.

Detective Ryan Hamilton is leading the investigation. He was assisted on scene by KSP personnel, Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, and Prestonsburg Police Department.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED 12 NOON WEDNESDAY, AUG. 18, 2021

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Investigators in Floyd County are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a bank there Wednesday morning.

Floyd County Sheriff’s Department said the robbery happened at about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday at the Community Trust Bank located next to the Double Quick in Allen.

The man was last seen walking beside of the Subway approaching RT 1428.

Anyone with information is asked to call dispatch at 606-886-6171 or remain anonymous by calling the tip line at 606-949-2020 or text a deputy direct by using our “Text A Tip” by texting 477-(TIPS)8477 or use App Cellular service just simply text (TIPS)8477.

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