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KSP investigating Bank Robbery in Ballard County

Date of News Release: 09/17/2014

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(Kevil, KY) - The Kentucky State Police responded to a bank robbery at the First Community Bank in Kevil at approximately 11:41 AM. An unknown male approximately six feet tall, entered the bank dressed in camo pants, black and white tennis shoes and a black hoodie. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded money. The suspect left with an unspecified amount of money and unknown direction of travel. It is believed that the suspect's vehicle is a late 90's model Toyota Avalon, bluish or grayish in color with damage on the front passenger side and missing the rear passenger hubcap.

Kentucky State Police Detective John Sims is leading the investigation and was assisted on the scene by the Ballard, and McCracken County Sheriff's Departments. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If you spot this vehicle notify police and do not try to approach the suspect. Anyone with information can contact the Kentucky State Police at (270) 856-3721 or toll-free in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555, callers may remain anonymous. The public can also text-a-tip at 67283 and remain anonymous.