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Lexington police investigating bank robbery

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Posted at 3:43 PM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 15:45:40-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - — Lexington police are investigating a robbery that took place Thursday afternoon at the Central Bank located on Versailles Road.

The robbery occurred just after 11 a.m.

Bank employees stated that an unknown man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses, and a gray cloth over his face ran into the bank demanding cash. A teller complied with the robber's demands. He fled on foot to a vehicle that was waiting for him on Devonport Drive. The vehicle was described by witnesses as a dark-colored passenger car.

Police have released surveillance photos of the subject. If you have any information, contact Lexington police.