Lexington police release photos of bank robber

March 22, 2013 

Lexington police released photos Friday of a man who robbed a PNC Bank on Thursday afternoon.

Police described the man, who appeared to be in his mid-30s to mid-40s, was white with blond hair. He was wearing glasses, a blue-and-white ball cap with a UK logo on the front, a light-colored hoodie, a black leather jacket, blue jeans and dark shoes.

The man entered the bank at 280 West New Circle Road at 4:40 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses told police that the man gave a teller a threatening note. He demanded money and implied that he had a gun. The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money. The man left the bank and was last seen walking east on New Circle Road, a news release said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Lexington Division of Police at (859) 258-3600, the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (859) 258-3700, or Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020. You can also submit tips by cellphone. Text "tips2020" plus your message to 274637. Information also can be submitted online at Bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

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