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Lexington police search for Chase Bank robber who assaulted teller with stun gun

Lexington police released surveillance photos of a robber at the Chase Bank at 2590 Richmond Road.
Lexington police released surveillance photos of a robber at the Chase Bank at 2590 Richmond Road.

A Richmond Road Chase Bank teller was assaulted with a stun gun during a robbery Friday morning, police said.

About 9:35 a.m. Friday, a man walked into the bank at 2590 Richmond Road, demanded money and assaulted the teller, police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said in a news release. Police were summoned.

The man ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash, Roberts said, citing witness statements.

The robber was described as a black male, 5-foot-9, with dreadlocks that were possibly fake. He was wearing a gray jacket, green pants and sunglasses along with a dark bandanna over his face, a backpack and a baseball cap.

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