Police charged a Lexington man Friday in connection with the armed robbery of a Campbellsville bank.
Thomas Riley, 51, was charged with first-degree robbery and lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center, Campbellsville police said.
The robbery occurred Friday at Forcht Bank in Green River Plaza, police said. Before officers arrived, the robber, armed with a handgun, drove away in a black Jeep Grand Cherokee with an undetermined amount of cash.
Officers saw the Jeep, stopped it at an intersection, and took the driver into custody without incident.