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Sheriff’s Department, KSP Search For Suspect In Perryville Bank Robbery

Posted at 9:49 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 17:48:15-05

BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Boyle County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police are searching for a man they say robbed a Perryville bank early Friday morning.

It happened around 9 a.m. at Monticello Bank off US 150.

Officials say the suspect walked in with a handgun and then demanded money from a teller.

After the man got some cash, he fled the scene on foot.

He is described as a 50-year-old white man wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, hat, blue jeans, and brown boots.

If you have any information about the crime or recognize the suspect, call police.

Perryville Elementary School is on a soft lockdown due to the incident and have been told to be extremely vigilant.