Crime

Man arrested after robbery of Central Bank on Mapleleaf Drive

Lexington police arrested a man Tuesday and charged him with robbing a bank just moments before, as well as robbing another business a week earlier.

Police were called to a report of a robbery at the Central Bank at 3101 Mapleleaf Drive at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, and when they arrived, employees told them that a man had demanded money and then left on foot, according to a news release.

Police made a traffic stop on Bainbridge Drive nearby and arrested Ronnie Michael Wilcox, 32, charging him with second-degree robbery.

Wilcox was also charged with first-degree robbery and tampering with physical evidence in connection with the robbery of Advance America at 352 Southland Drive at 12:15 p.m. Nov. 11.

Anyone with additional information about either case is asked to call Lexington police at (859)258-3600.

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