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Bank Robbery in Salem, KY - KSP Seeks Information

Date of News Release: 12/7/2004

(SALEM, KY.) On December 7, 2004 at 1:25pm, Kentucky State Police received a 911 call from Farmers Bank and Trust Company on West Main Street in Salem reporting a bank robbery.

Bank Officials stated a white male entered the bank, pointed a gun at the teller and demanded money. The suspect is described as tall and thin, wearing tan carhart overalls, a camouflage mask, and was carrying a multi-colored pillowcase. The suspect took an undetermined amount of money and left on foot traveling West toward the Pit-Stop Convenient Mart.

State police from Post One and Post Two, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Sheriff's Departments from Livingston and Crittenden County, and a K-9 unit from the McCracken County Sheriff's Department are searching the area. The FBI is assisting Kentucky State Police with the investigation.

Anyone with information can contact Kentucky State Police Detective Steve Bryan at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).

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