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Lexington Police identify bank robbery suspect

   Lexington Police released a photo Thursday of the man they say robbed the Chase Bank on Winchester Road Monday.

William Abshear

Lexington, KY. (WKYT) - Lexington Police released information Thursday on a man they say robbed the Chase Bank on Winchester Road on November 26. Police say they do have an arrest warrant for William D. Abshear for the robbery.

A man walked into the Chase Bank just after 2pm Monday and showed the teller a note demanding money. Police say bank employees complied and Abshear took the money and walked out of the bank.

Police say evidence collected by investigators lead to them getting a warrant for Abshear for 2nd degree robbery.

Anyone with information concerning Abshear’s whereabouts is asked to contact Lexington Police at (859)258-3600, (859)258-3700, or through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859)253-2020. You can also submit tips by cell phone. Simply text: “tips2020” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Finally, information can be submitted by logging onto www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.


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