Lexington Police search for bank robber who used note threat to get cash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police are searching for a man who robbed a Lexington bank.

According to police, a man walked into the Third Fifth Bank at Tates Creek and Walden at about 4:15 p.m., handed the clerk a note saying he was armed and demanding cash. She handed over the money and the man, who was described as tall, thin Black man wearing dark clothing, walked out toward the Cheddar’s restaurant which is located next door.

Police did not have a vehicle description and police would not confirm witness statements and scanner traffic that the man took the money in a gray Walmart bag or whether it might be connected to a bank robbery in Louisville earlier Monday.

Police would not say how much money was taken or what surveillance video might be available from the bank or surrounding businesses.

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