Investigators Asking For Tips In Bank Robbery

Posted at 6:29 PM, May 14, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky, (LEX 18)– Investigators with the Lexington Police Department are asking the public for tips on a bank robbery case that happened on Monday.

Around 9:18 a.m. officers responded to Central Bank on West New Circle Road for a robbery. They said that a masked man entered the bank and demanded money with a handgun.

They say he took cash and fled the scene in a vehicle. The vehicle was later found wrecked near the bank. Police said that the suspect possibly could have fled on foot toward the Hollow Creek area.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or