Franklin County

Frankfort police seek bank robber

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Frankfort bank Thursday afternoon.

According to the Frankfort Police Department, the man entered the Whitaker Bank on Versailles Road around 2:30 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money. The teller then placed an undisclosed amount of money into a bag, and the man fled to a nearby shopping center. Police said that witnesses saw him take off in a red passenger car with a spoiler on U.S. 60W.

Witnesses described the man as white, about 6 feet tall, weighing 175 pounds and wearing tan overalls and a tan coat, police said.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Frankfort Police Department at (502) 875-9523 or Frankfort Crime Stoppers at (502) 875-8648.