Woodford County

Police search for Midway bank robber

MIDWAY — Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank Thursday afternoon in Midway.

United Bank & Trust Co. on Gratz Street was robbed shortly after 1 p.m., Versailles police said. The man fled from the bank on foot.

Versailles police looked for the suspect with a canine unit, and Lexington police searched from the air by helicopter.

The man wore a baseball cap, light-colored pants, dark shoes, mirrored sunglasses and a dark sweatshirt with a stripe down each sleeve and a stripe across the chest, police said. He was described as a white man with a mustache, in his early 20s, weighing 150 to 160 pounds, and about 5 feet 7 inches tall.

The FBI is also investigating this case. If anyone has information about the robbery, call Versailles police at (859) 873-3126.