Bank robbery investigation underway

Central Bank Robbery

Around 9:18 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019, officers responded to Central Bank on West New Circle Road for a robbery. A male black wearing a gray hoodie and a mask entered the bank and demanded money with a handgun. After demanding money from the clerk, the suspect took cash and fled in a vehicle. 

The vehicle was later found wrecked near the bank and the suspect may have fled on foot toward the Hollow Creek area.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or