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Walden Drive bank robbery leads to an investigation

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Posted at 1:19 PM, Jul 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-25 17:17:02-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that happened at 5/3rd Bank on Walden Drive.

Authorities responded to Fifth Third Bank at 10:11 a.m. on Monday after a reported bank robbery. Officers were told the suspect had a gun and handed the employee a note demanding money.

Police say the employee complies and the suspect got away with "a small amount of money."

Shortly after that incident, a large police presence was spotted at the nearby Pinebrook Apartments. A SWAT vehicle also arrived at the scene.

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After further investigation, officers located a possible location for the suspect near 3000 Tates Creek Road.

This is a developing story. We're working to learn more information.