Lexington Police searching for armed bank robber

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police officers are attempting to locate a bank robbery suspect in connection with a Thursday bank robbery at 1500 Leestown Rod.

Thursday, officers were called to 1500 Leestown Road in response to an armed robbery. Upon arrival witnesses told officers that a man armed with gun entered the bank and demanded money.

The employees complied, and the suspect fled the area on foot. The man is described as male, black, 6'0-6'3", 160-180 lbs., wearing black sunglasses, a black toboggan, black gloves, a black face covering or mask, gray sweatpants and a gray long-sleeved t-shirt.

Anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of this suspect is asked to contact the Lexington Division of Police as soon as possible.